The Peoples Democratic Get together has beratesd the All Progressives Congress (APC) management over its despicable try and cowl APC leaders who siphoned and frittered over N15 trillion from the nationwide coffers, as an alternative of advising President Muhammadu Buhari to go after them and get well the looted funds.
This was contained in a press release issued on Wednesday by Kola Ologbondiyan Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the social gathering
In line with the assertion, “Our social gathering holds that it is a classical case of corruption within the APC combating again and justifying its loathsome actions.”
The assertion additional added that, “The PDP asserts the shameful try by the APC Nationwide Caretaker Committee to justify and supply cowl for looters of their social gathering at a time over 40 million Nigerians have misplaced their technique of livelihood, with many extra dwelling in abject poverty due to the unbridled widespread looting by APC leaders, additional confirms that the APC is an irredeemable citadel of corruption.”
“It isn’t shocking that the Governor Mai Mai Buni-led APC management has grow to be the mouthpiece for the treasury looters of their social gathering, whose conduct has introduced our nation to its knees within the final 5 years.
“We invite the brand new spokesperson of corruption within the APC to reply to the leaked NNPC official memo which detailed how a whooping N9.3 trillion was stolen by alleged APC leaders in addition to the reported N1.1 trillion value of crude allegedly stolen with 18 unregistered ships belonging to sure APC leaders.
“That is along with the stories within the public area of over N3 trillion stolen from varied businesses together with the Federal Inland Income Companies (FIRS), Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme (NHIS), Niger Delta Growth Fee (NDDC), the Social Funding Programmes the place the First Girl, Aisha Buhari, uncovered that N500 billion was siphoned in addition to the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company (NEMA), by which a really high APC authorities official was indicted.
“The APC spokesperson of corruption ought to reply the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS) over its current report that unemployment had escalated to an alarming 33.3% beneath the corrupt and treasury looting APC administration; a revelation that reveals that claims of huge job creation by the misleading APC are mere statistic hoax.
“Moreover, the APC mouthpiece of corruption ought to reply to stories by credible worldwide our bodies corresponding to Transparency Worldwide (TI) that corruption in Nigeria has worsened beneath the APC, with our nation falling 13 locations within the corruption index since 2015 beneath the watch of their “Mr. Integrity”
“It’s clear that the APC is searching for methods to cowl the looting of N15 trillion belonging to our nation as Nigerians are clamoring for the investigation of the indicted APC leaders and restoration of the cash.
“Because the APC has now turned itself into the mouthpiece in defence for the stolen N15 trillion, our social gathering invitations Nigerians to additionally maintain the Mai Buni-led APC management accountable for this humongous treasury looting, which is answerable for escalated unemployment, collapse of infrastructure and hardship in our nation,” the assertion added.