The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Marketing campaign Group, PPCO, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential marketing campaign flag-off in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital as an embarrassing outing for President Muhammadu Buhari.
PPCO in a press release by its Director, Media and Publicity, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday claimed that the chilly response by the group when the President was talking confirmed how a lot Nigerians now begrudge him over his failures in governance.
The council mentioned it was a pitiable sight as “An embarrassed President Buhari might solely slur, didn’t articulate any clear motive for searching for re-election and needed to reduce brief his presentation when he realized that the rented crowd, which refused to hold APC brooms, was not listening to him.
“Extra embarrassing was that, apparently miffed by Mr. President’s try at one more false efficiency claims, the group began leaving the venue of the rally on the time he was being handed his ’s flag by his nationwide chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, a improvement that led to a hurried closure of the occasion.
“Nigerians had been alarmed when Mr. President claimed that the nation was safe beneath his rule, when there are killings and day by day bloodletting in numerous components of our nation; when insurgents who had been pushed to the fringes of the North East by the PDP administration, resulting in the conduct of elections in all of the native governments within the nation, have beneath the Buhari administration unfold to different states of the north.
“Whereas Mr. President was making his claims, insurgents had taken Baga; there are killings happening in Zamfara and our troopers and policemen are being killed by terrorists, because of the neglect of his administration. “Our residents had been additional startled when President Buhari claimed that he has achieved meals safety when in precise reality there’s starvation and hunger all over the place. This assertion not solely confirms the Buhari Presidency’s proclivity for false declare but additionally reveals that Mr. President is totally insensitive to the plight of Nigerians.
“President Buhari additional embarrassed his workplace on his claims of dedication in direction of the conflict towards corruption when he was surrounded on the podium, by people who’re dealing with corruption allegations, together with the Director Common of his Marketing campaign, Rotimi Amaechi, Adams Oshiomhole, his South South Zonal Director, Godswill Akpabio and a number of others.
“Moreover, Nigerians are invited to notice that our First Woman, Aisha Buhari, who was on the facet of President Buhari all through his 2015 marketing campaign conspicuously shunned Mr. President’s 2019 re-election flag off apparently in success of her stance to not help him for a second time period if he failed in his first tenure.”