The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the “most corrupt and incompetent administration in the history of Nigeria”, and as such cannot preach against corruption.
Kola Ologboniyan, the PDP spokesperson, said this on Sunday, in a press statement on the President’s corruption allegation against the PDP.
PDP also accused the President of not prosecuting any member of his cabinet, stating that Nigerians are wise and are eager to cast their vote against him in the coming elections.
The statement read: “A clear reading of Mr. President’s statement today shows that he is not yet aware that Nigerians have decoded his mastery of concealments of corruption in his Presidency and are no longer interested in his failed self-acclaimed fight against corruption.
“President Buhari presides over the most corrupt and incompetent administration in the history of our nation, for which Nigerians are very eager to go to the polls on Saturday to vote him out of office.
“If Mr. President were to be aware, he would have discovered that his entire surrounding reeks of moral, institutional and integrity corruption. But since he has consistently claimed not to be aware of anything around him, it is imperative to let him know that the fish in his pond is rotten from the head.
“Clinical examples can be drawn from his campaign council. Nigerians are aware that not a few members of this council have been indicted for malfeasance bordering on corruption. Is it not strange therefore that President Buhari who wants Nigerians to perceive his administration as fighting corruption, will cast a net into the ocean and bring out only corrupt people to run his campaign?
“The truth is that Nigerians have seen more than enough of the fake fight against corruption and have come to a conclusion that President Buhari is merely paying lip service to this fight. He has no intention to do it and even if he had the opportunity to govern perpetually, he will never fight corruption.
“Rather than seeking for sympathy votes, President Buhari should simply admit his failure in governance and allow Nigerians to build their future by getting our nation working again under the leadership of Atiku Abubakar.”