ISLAMABAD - PTI has got affadivit signed from independent MPA elect joining the party, media reports have surfaced.
Independent MPA elect were made to sign an affidavit to promise that they would support the PTI candidates for the top positions in Punjab and the federal government. The candidates pledged that they would not demand of ministries and other powerful positions once PTI comes into power, they added.
In this regard, PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that many independent candidates were those who couldn’t be allotted the PTI ticket due to which they contest on their own. “The estranged candidates have again opted for the PTI,” he said.
Qureshi made it clear that any independent candidate who was bribed to join the PTI should come forward. He said, “We neither offered them money nor positions.”
Briefing about the party’s strength for forming a government in the province, PTI Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that with the joining of 10 more independents on Monday, the PTI’s number had reached 149.