The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, said the confession by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who gathered in Abuja for a youth conference that their party and President Muhammadu Buhari failed to deliver, vindicates its position that they will leave office in 2023 without any legacy.
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday, which was signed by Keola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of the party.
The party described the efforts by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, to blame President Buhari and the APC’s failure “on a so-called face-off between the executive and the National Assembly as a despicable juvenile excuse for the incompetence and corruption that weighed down the Buhari administration.”
“The PDP insists that now that the APC leaders have summoned the courage to admit that the APC and Buhari Presidency are a bunch of failures that have brought so many challenges to our nation, Nigerians expect them to advise President Buhari to end his Presidency’s recourse to false performance claims and seek help from more competent hands to manage the affairs of our nation.
“The APC leader’s confession is stating the obvious as the Buhari Presidency and the APC have only succeeded in wrecking our once robust economy and turned our nation to a beggar country and the poverty capital of the world.
“Furthermore, the APC has excelled in superintending over the escalation of violence and acts of terrorism which have turned our nation to a large killing field under its watch.
“Under President Buhari, corruption has been elevated as a new normal, with officials pillaging ministries, departments, and agencies and looting over N15 trillion while mortgaging the future of our nation with reckless foreign borrowing.
“APC leaders should be bold to tell President Buhari and the APC that posterity will not be kind to them for their manifest misrule, which has brought so much devastation to our nation.
“By 2023, history would have listed the Buhari Presidency and the APC as a calamitous era as well as that wind that blew no good in the life of our nation.
“Of course, the APC leaders have admitted that the party is already heading to the dustbin of ignominy as it cannot survive after the Buhari tenure.
“Our party, therefore, urges Nigerians to keep hope alive as they continue to rally on the platform of the PDP to rescue our nation from the misrule of the APC,” the statement said.