The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) has referred to as on the Federal Authorities to cease inventing excuses and blaming the opposition for its mass failures.
The PDP added that the expectation of Nigerians was for the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency to dwell as much as the calls for of their places of work; as an alternative of blaming the opposition for his or her self-inflicted woes.
The primary opposition celebration was reacting to feedback by the Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the place he accused it of doing every thing attainable to sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The PDP mentioned the minister’s tone betrays the frustration of a failed administration looking for excuses and scapegoats, as an alternative of accepting its failures and self-inflicted woes.
The Nationwide Publicity Secretary of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, in an announcement on Wednesday mentioned: “it’s incontrovertible that the PDP as a extremely accountable political celebration, dedicated to the unity and stability of our expensive nation, nurtured our democracy for 16 years and has continued to precise its full respect for each arm of presidency together with the judiciary
“It’s equally undisputable that the All Progressives Congress (APC), inside a interval of 4 years, has wrecked our democratic buildings, relegated and harassed judicial officers, disregarded our legal guidelines and judicial pronouncements, divided our folks and virtually introduced our nation to its knees just for them to now flip to search for scapegoats the place there are none.
“It’s instructive to state that, in the midst of serving our expensive nation for sixteen years, the PDP was by no means identified for intimidating and harassing judicial officers at any stage.
“It’s, subsequently, unlucky that the Minister of Info and Tradition might abruptly recourse to creating irresponsible allegations in opposition to the PDP and our Presidential candidate as an alternative of accepting their failures.
“As a celebration we think about it awkward for the APC and its authorities, below whose solely 4 years tenure, our judiciary has been completely embarrassed, to make frivolous allegations in opposition to our celebration and Presidential candidate.
“It’s manifestly clear that the PDP and our Presidential candidate are in court docket to hunt justice and the problems of bias raised by our celebration are in public area and within the normal curiosity of majority of Nigerians who gave their Presidential mandate to Atiku Abubakar.
“The fact remains that the APC and its failed government owe it as a responsibility to be accountable to Nigerians; the PDP has a constitutional role to play in this accountability process and our party will not shy away from it.”