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Don’t Vent Your Frustration On Us And Nigerian Youths – PDP Replies Presidency

 

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being unconcerned about the suffering of Nigerians.

This is as it added that both the APC and the Muhammadu Buhari administration are frustrated and haunted by their own failures.

The party however stated that it would continue to expose the atrocities of the Buhari and APC government.

The PDP made the submission in a statement on Wednesday through its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba where it responded to the claims by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina that the opposition party was trying to destabilize Nigeria.

According to Ologunagba, APC has failed to address the challenges facing the nation and has only succeeded in bringing more troubles to the citizens due to its ineptitude and arrogance.

Naija News recalls the presidency on Tuesday accused the PDP of scheming to destabilize Nigeria so it can get back to power in 2023.

The presidency statement added that PDP is unpatriotic and doesn’t wish the country well.

The statement cautioned that the PDP might be on its way to extinction if it has nothing good to wish Nigeria as a country.

But replying on Wednesday, the PDP in the statement by Ologunagba said APC is only “running from their shadows and haunted by their failures in governance”.

The statement reads: “PDP’s position is predicated on the outburst by the Buhari Presidency on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 against our Party for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to address the lingering fuel crisis and cautioning that the unrelenting culture of arrogance, impunity, suppression and corruption by the APC administration was akin to “kneeling on the necks of Nigerians,” the statement reads.

“From the outburst of the Buhari Presidency, Nigerians now realize that the APC administration does not care about the suffering, agony and life discounting experiences encountered by our citizens daily as a result of APC’s thoughtless and inhumane policies.

“If there is anybody seeking to destabilize our nation, it is the sinking, confused and discomfited APC that is clutching to straws and making unguarded statements including boasting that “heavens will not fall” over its refusal to address the lingering fuel crisis.

“The APC administration is afraid because its corruption, impunity, and recklessness which are responsible for the biting petrol and diesel crisis, collapsed national grid, distressed aviation sector, plummeting currency and near collapse of the production and service sectors of the economy are being exposed by the PDP.

“The APC is uncomfortable, having been indicted for human rights violations including reported cases of extra-judicial killings, torture, illegal arrests, detentions and other atrocious acts as contained in the June 2021 report of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

“Moreover, in stating that the October, 2020 peaceful EndSARS protest by Nigerian youths signified “murder, mayhem, mass destruction, even cannibalism”, the APC administration has confirmed reports of its complicity and approval of the violent attacks and gruesome massacre of innocent youths at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos.

“Such a stance on the EndSARS peaceful protest by our youths also questions the sincerity of President Buhari’s description of the protest as “genuine concerns and agitation by Nigerians”. The renewed negative tagging, therefore, appears to be a design by the APC to frame our youths for another onslaught.

“The PDP holds that the EndSARS peaceful protest signifies the resilience of Nigerian youths against injustice, suppression and insensitive system being foisted on our nation by the APC administration. Our Party, therefore, cautions the APC to perish the thought of venting its frustration on the PDP and Nigerian youths.

“It is often said that a bad workman complains about his tools; but a hopelessly irredeemable one (which the APC is) complains about others.”

Ologunagba added that the PDP will “never be deterred from exposing APC’s atrocities and fighting for the wellbeing of Nigerians as we march towards 2023 to rescue and rebuild our nation from the misrule”.