APC To PDP: You Have No Right To Criticise Buhari On Economy

APC National Chairman, John Oyegun
APC National Chairman, John Oyegun

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has no moral right to criticize Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency or to comment on the state of the Nation’s economy.

A statement by the media office of the APC National Chairman, John Oyegun, pointed out that the present administration is “working hard to clear the mess left behind by the disgraced former ruling party.”

Oyegun stated that the opposition party should rather show remorse and penitence “for presiding over the mindless looting of the nation’s treasury,” and not to “now put itself up as the saviour of Nigerians.”

The APC Chairman added that “Nigerians, who are now bearing the brunt of the economy that was mindlessly mismanaged by the PDP, cannot forget in a hurry that some $15 billion – which is about half of the nation’s foreign reserves at the end of the tenure of the PDP-led Federal Government – was mismanaged under the guise of equipping the military, when in reality the funds were largely salted away by PDP fat cats.”

“Nigerians are also not unaware that just before the last general elections, some $2.1 billion was shared out to just a few PDP faithful, either to be used for praying against Boko Haram or for phantom communication purposes, when in reality the soldiers whom the money was meant to equip were dying in droves.”

Oyegun alleged that for the 16 years that the PDP lasted in power, there was no difference between the party’s finances and the Nigerian treasury.

He said that it was mind-boggling discoveries how “just a handful of people could have plundered far more than half of what belonged to a country of over 170 million people!”

The APC Chairman’s statement read in part: “What is happening now is clear: Just because the farmer has not checkmated the thief, he (thief) has become so emboldened that he is now making a move to even cage the farmer from whom he has been stealing.”

“How else can one characterize the most annoying statement by the PDP that it is on a mission to rescue Nigeria, the tale of a killer presenting himself as a life saver!



    “Are these people jokers? Do they think Nigerians do not realize that the stage for today’s tough economic situation was set by the same PDP that is now masquerading as a saviour?

    “Nigeria is currently in ICU (Intensive Care Unit), after it was rescued from PDP.  Yet, the same PDP has the audacity to constantly pillory the ‘doctors’ trying to save the ‘patient’,” he said.

    The fact that our country and people survived the PDP and the last administration is perhaps the 8th wonder of the world.

    Oyegun appealed to Nigerians not to succumb to the antics of the PDP but to continue to support the efforts of the present Administration, which is working day and night to ease the impact of the tough economic situation on the citizens.

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