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‘Your Leadership Style Has Ruined Nigeria’ – PDP Attacks Buhari, APC



  • Listen to advice from Nigerians, party tells Buhari

The leading opposition party in the country, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has flayed president Muhammadu Buhari administration over its persistent attack on those who criticize it.

During an interactive session with some socio-cultural groups in Abuja on Friday, the ex-president accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of mismanaging the country’s socio-economic development.

He also said Nigeria is drifting towards a failed state under Buhari.


Reacting to his allegations, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, described Obasanjo as Nigeria’s “divider-in-chief.

But in a statement by its national publicity secretary on Sunday, PDP admonished Buhari to listen to voice of reason and refrain from insulting Obasanjo and other well-meaning Nigerians who are expressing genuine concerns over the sorry state of the nation.


The opposition party said the ruling party has become bereft of how to run a country and is now overwhelmed by its failures

It corroborated Obasanjo’s assertions saying it is irrefutable that Buhari is leading the country towards a failed state.


“The PDP has, for the umpteenth time, cautioned President Buhari to come down from his high horse and listen to advice from eminent Nigerians, who are advising him against allowing our nation to tumble from the cliff under his watch.

” The PDP states that the Buhari Presidency is worsening the sorry state in which it has plunged the nation by choosing to haul insults on Nigerians including former Presidents like Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and other well-meaning leaders, who are patriotic ally calling on his administration to end its divisive, suppressive and insensitive style of leadership that has ruined our nation” The statement read.


'Your Leadership Style Has Ruined Nigeria' – PDP Attacks Buhari

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“From its reactions to patriotic counsel, it is clear that the Presidency has become bereft of the fundamentals of governance as well as overwhelmed by its own failures and burden of guilt for the disunity, bloodletting and anguish that have enveloped our nation in the last five years.

“It is incontrovertible that the Buhari administration is leading Nigeria into a failed state, where citizens are not guaranteed of their safety; cannot afford the basic necessities of life and where governance has been crippled by incompetence, unbridled nepotism, promotion of injustice, executive high handedness, abuse of human right, disobedience to court orders, brazen violation of constitutional provisions, acute corruption and violent muscling of elections.


“Under Buhari, all sectors of our national life are in shambles; the productive sectors have been crippled; the nation has been pushed into the reverse gear; bandits, insurgents and marauders are freely ravaging communities and our citizens live in constant fear and extreme poverty.

“Indeed, never in the history of our nation has the situation been this pathetic.
While President Buhari recedes in the comfort and safety of the Presidential villa and reneged in his promise to lead from the front, Nigeria is being pushed to the fringes by marauders who are pillaging our citizens in various parts of our country, including Mr. President’s home state of Katsina.


“Furthermore, it smacks of shamelessness for the Buhari administration to be talking about corruption in PDP subsidy regime, when it has been caught neck-deep in unprecedented oil corruption that had ruined our economy, turned our nation into the poverty capital of the world and put our citizens in a dire strait.

“Nigerians know it as a fact that before he was elected President, General Buhari, as he was then known; a former minister of Petroleum Resources, had publicly told Nigerians that subsidy was a fraud and that it never existed. Five years down the line, trillions of naira have been discovered to have been stolen under the subsidy regime of an administration over which he presides.


“Today, life has become traumatizing for Nigerians as resources from the sale of crude oil have either been wasted or stolen by officials of the @MBuhari administration.

” Furthermore, It is undebatable that the biggest achievement of constitutional amendment in modern administration of our country is the entrenchment of a credible electoral process, which enabled President Buhari to win election in 2015 from an opposition standpoint.


“Unfortunately, this noble achievement is being washed away in five years under the watch of President Buhari. It therefore amounts to pretending to sanctimony for President Buhari to be preaching on term limit, whereas, his administration has done everything possible, broken all known democratic norms and rules to debase credibility in our elections.
Our party implores President @MBuhari to pause, think of Nigeria and its people and heed wise counsel to save our nation from an imminent collapse, which this idling administration has foisted on all our people.”


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