December 1, 2022



2023: Tinubu fires again at Atiku

Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar

The final is but to be heard on the verbal conflict between the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Recall that in an Come up TV interview aired on Friday, Atiku addressed lots of points, together with claiming that he fell out with Tinubu in 2007 as a result of he (Atiku) was against a Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.

Nonetheless, Tinubu has reacted to the interview, describing Atiku as a determined liar “who ought to by no means be entrusted with the presidency”.

In an announcement on Saturday, signed by the Director, Media and Communication of Tinubu Marketing campaign Organisation, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu faulted many of the claims made by Atiku, saying that the APC was extraordinarily shocked by the various lies and ignorance displayed by the PDP presidential candidate.

He mentioned that Atiku bungled the interview, describing him as a lawbreaker.

He mentioned: “Within the interview, Alhaji Atiku uncovered himself as a person who isn’t ready for the job he’s making use of for and a person who cannot be entrusted with our commonwealth. 

“He was flippant in his response to necessary questions on his document of service and the way he made cash whereas serving in Customs. He muddled up info and exhibited befuddling absence of thoughts. 

“PDP candidate is a legislation breaker: It was most surprising Atiku admitted that he cheated the system for many years and engaged in gross misconduct as a authorities employee.”

Persevering with, he mentioned: “As a customs officer on the Idi-Iroko border, Atiku revealed that he ran a business taxi service, claiming ‘there isn’t a legislation stopping public officers from doing enterprise in Nigeria’. He punched tougher, claiming there isn’t a battle of curiosity in doing so.

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“We discovered this to be unfaithful. Each officer within the civil service is anticipated to adjust to a code of conduct and repair guidelines, which bar civil and public servants from participating in personal enterprise whereas in authorities employment to the detriment of the service he/she is employed to render to the general public. 

“The 1999 structure additional codifies this in Half I, Fifth Schedule, Part of two (b).

“It says a public officer shall not, besides the place he’s not employed on full-time foundation, have interaction or take part within the administration or working of any personal enterprise, occupation or commerce. The foundations nonetheless permit a public officer to interact in farming.

“We marvel which rule or which legislation Atiku was relying upon for his gross misconduct as a public officer. It’s our thought-about view that Atiku gamed the system all by means of his profession in public service, culminating in his founding of the Intel Logistics together with Late Shehu Yar’Adua and a few Italians, even whereas he was nonetheless within the employment of the Nigeria Customs Service.”

He mentioned Atiku additionally has a poor information of key sectors of the financial system.

He added: “We additionally discovered it shocking that the PDP presidential candidate doesn’t know the contribution of oil and gasoline business to Nigeria’s GDP. 

“He claimed the sector represents 20% of our nationwide GDP, whereas it’s beneath 10 per cent and it’s nonetheless falling owing to the expansion of non-oil sector underneath the present All Progressives Congress led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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“Atiku Abubakar needed to impress his viewers together with his supposed information of worldwide affairs. He ended up embarrassing himself with false knowledge he cited from Egypt. 

“We discovered his declare that Egypt has 2 million law enforcement officials on the streets to be unfaithful. Numerous sources put the quantity at about 500,000 for a inhabitants of 104 million and never 80 million as falsely claimed by Atiku.”