2019: Tinubu cannot deliver Buhari, he is a bad product- PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party has crticised the Presidency for allegedly abandoning its responsibility of governance but now concerned itself with the running of a political party.
It said that the Presidency was more concerned on how to return an obviously unpopular presidential candidate in 2019.
It said that the appointment of a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the leader of the All Progressives Congress Reconciliation Committee by the Presidency was wrong.
It added that Tinubu, who is also the national leader of the ruling party, could not deliver an unpopular presidential candidate in 2019.
The party said the Presidency had become so panicky that it had effectively hijacked the functions of the leadership of its alleged “dysfunctional and ideologically-vacuous All Progressives Congress,” by appointing people into partisan offices, outside the much-desired responsibility of governance.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, said, “It is ludicrous that after almost three years of failure to deliver on its campaign promises, the Buhari Presidency is now moving around, cap in hand, looking for those to use once again to beguile Nigerians ahead of the 2019 elections.”
Ologbondiyan said that the Buhari Presidency had failed to be remorseful for its alleged misrule, noting that the disagreements in his (Buhari’s) party were fallouts of members’ resentment towards his desperation for power.
He said, “There is widespread disenchantment and indignation across the nation resulting from hunger and the inability of the Buhari Presidency to provide the people with basic necessities of life, which they had always enjoyed in the past.
“Nigerians are therefore waiting to see how Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who has also openly expressed his concerns and disapprovals on the mismanagement of the economy and whose large constituents are direct victims of the ineptitude, impunity, nepotism, dictatorial tendencies, corruption and insecurity that have characterised the Buhari Presidency, will now turn around to preach that all is well and attempt to sell a practically bad product to the nation.
“It is instructive to further state that the desperate move by the Presidency to politically prey on individuals is mere foolhardiness and a totally decadent approach to pit key leaders against the people on an issue that has already been thrown overboard.