November 28, 2022



Tinubu’s go to to Jonathan strategic – APC

The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has requested the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) to answer his question on what he described as “16 years of money and carry authorities” by the primary opposition get together.

Additionally, the APC stated Tinubu’s latest go to to former President Goodluck Jonathan was strategic.

Tinubu stated reasonably than responding appropriately to points, the primary opposition get together resulted to pointless abuse.

Earlier altercations

The previous Lagos state governor had accused the PDP of mismanaging the nation throughout its 16 years in energy.

The PDP, in line with him, “spent 16 years and forgot that there’s a railway infrastructure that may do haulage, human carriage, animal and meals carriage throughout the size and breadth of the nation.

“They (PDP) obtained there and turned it to an incubator. I ponder why they nonetheless exist as a celebration. These are folks nonetheless preventing for management of their get together, searching for the path of the compass. We’re not equal in any respect; we’re smarter. We all know the street; allow them to observe.

“We’re not simply those to hurl abuses and insults at our rivals’ get together. We don’t want it. We’re smarter; we’re good; we’re brave; we aren’t like them,” Tinubu had stated.

PDP slams ex-Lagos gov

However whereas responding to Tinubu’s allegation through an announcement by the PDP’s spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, the get together stated Tinubu’s remark was an try to divert consideration from the primary problems with the failures of the APC authorities.

It stated, “The fixation solely exposes Tinubu as a paper candidate who’s confused, nervy and intimidated by Atiku and the achievements of the PDP.

“Not like the APC that’s useless, the PDP isn’t solely alive and present but in addition sturdy, united and centered on its mission to rescue, rebuild and redirect the nation from the misrule of the APC.”

And Tinubu hits again

 In a counter assertion by Director, Media & Publicity of Tinubu Marketing campaign Organisation, Bayo Onanuga, the APC presidential candidate stated as an alternative of the PDP responding to the problems raised, “the get together deserted all decorum and hurled private abuses at him. That is often the trademark of a celebration that has nothing to supply the folks. No first rate particular person expects PDP to do higher although. The get together and its leaders have been clueless as ruling get together and nonetheless rudderless in opposition.” 

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The ruling get together stated: “We have now had trigger prior to now to state our goal within the five-month marketing campaign resulting in the 25 February, 2023 presidential election to not commerce private insults. Our get together and our presidential candidate will give attention to points which are vital to bettering the standard of lifetime of Nigerians.

“The PDP has once more demonstrated that it has nothing to supply to higher the lives of our folks similar to it’s sordid previous in authorities. PDP solely desires to maintain its floundering marketing campaign alive by partaking in groundless muckraking. 

“PDP and its ever clueless leaders did extra shameful issues, by declaring falsely that the governing get together was useless, after they know it’s the get together that they wanted to beat to understand the inordinate ambition of their perennial candidate and perennially failed Atiku Abubakar. 

“PDP as a celebration was not glad with this lie because it launched a chapter from its propaganda playbook that the APC authorities has achieved nothing when our administration’s stellar achievements are there for even the blind to see.

“Allow us to make it clear to the PDP: the present APC authorities has many achievements to be happy with in contrast to the PDP that squandered and plundered Nigeria’s sources and couldn’t even ship a easy Second Niger bridge to the folks of South East which have all the time delivered votes for it since 1999. To the disgrace of PDP and everlasting credit score to APC, President Muhammadu Buhari will fee the bridge this 12 months.

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“Additionally this 12 months, President Buhari will full the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, deserted for 16 years by the PDP. Amongst its many laudable achievements, the present APC-led authorities has to its credit score Lagos-Ibadan, Warri-Itakpe rail community and over 13,000 kilometres of roads, together with bridges at completely different levels of completion throughout the nation. This contrasted with the PDP years when in its first 10 years spent N633 billion on solely 4,752 kilometres of street.

“The Buhari administration has accomplished no fewer than 5 airports and can take the credit score for making certain that the $17 billion Dangote refinery and petrochemical complicated and the $3 billion Lekki Deep Sea Port are achieved.

“President Buhari can level to unprecedented investments in agriculture by way of the Anchor Debtors scheme for rice, maize, cotton and others. Underneath the APC-led administration, Nigeria turned the most important producer of rice in Africa and lower down Nigeria’s rice and meals import invoice considerably.

 “Nigeria stays web producer of maize, sesame, yam, millet, cashew and sorghum on the again of the life altering investments in agriculture by the Buhari administration. The APC authorities accomplished over 200 Dams and Irrigation tasks to assist farmers plant all year long. In 2021, Nigeria produced 23 million tonnes of maize in line with Maize Farmers Affiliation.

“The Buhari authorities might be eternally remembered for its unprecedented social funding programme that has lowered poverty within the land and given hope to hundreds of thousands of weak houses.

“Do we have to remind the PDP of the disgrace it wore as badge of honour each Christmas throughout its 16 years of mis-governance when Nigerians have been made to queue to purchase petrol. This ugly spectacle on the pumps disappeared within the final seven years.

“Likely, our get together and candidates acknowledge the brand new challenges of insecurity and the economic system. These are being confronted squarely by the Buhari administration. 

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“The incoming APC authorities as Tinubu revealed is already strategising on how one can cope with the issues, as governing is a continuum.”

In the meantime, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in one other assertion on Monday, signed by its spokesman Mouka Felix, accused PDP of fanning embers of hate and disunity within the nation.

APC was reacting to an announcement condemning the go to of its presidential candidate Bola Tinubu to the previous President Goodluck Jonathan.

MouKa stated: “Once more, the PDP proves itself as a celebration stricken with power myopia, missing in imaginative and prescient and incapable of recognizing the crucial of elevating the widespread good of our nation above partisan quibbles. That get together’s obsession with puerile partisanship blinds it to existential and strategic alternatives to heal outdated wounds, mend fences, and construct bridges of nationwide unity and concord. Sadly, the PDP would reasonably fan the embers of hate and division. 

“Asiwaju’s consultative go to to the previous President was a strategic transfer for nationwide unity and cohesion, a transfer worthy of commendation and emulation. 

“The childish outburst on the Asiwaju/Jonathan parley by the identical PDP that claims to be on a self-styled mission to unify Nigeria solely betrays the get together’s excessive hypocrisy and folly. 

“The PDP’s monitor document of 16 years of misrule, corruption and squandermania, stays indelible within the consciousness of Nigerians. Opposite to PDP’s laughable declare that the duo of Asiwaju Tinubu and Sen. Shettima are distancing themselves from President Buhari’s administration, it’s on document that this authorities deftly managed two financial recessions, and pulled the nation again from the precipice the place PDP’s years of atrocious rule left it hanging precariously. 

“Our get together and its Presidential Candidate are in search of the mandate of Nigerians to consolidate on the inspiration of restoration and greatness that has been laid throughout all sectors by the Buhari administration. The PDP and it’ co-peddlers of hate and disunity can not cease this noble aspiration.”