As President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) continue to receive knocks for appointing no less than six dead persons into federal boards, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the development is an exposure of corruption in the ruling government.
The party responding to the development in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the error as an unpardonable national embarrassment, adding that what happened has helped to further prove PDP’s position that the APC is running a confused, disorganized and grossly incompetent government.
The statement read in part, “Nigerians can now see why the nation’s economy has been in shambles in the last two years. When we say that this government is completely inept, some Nigerians did not know to which level, but now they do.
“This inability to tidy up a simple issue of list of 209 appointees has completely exposed the extent the APC government is bereft of simple organizational skills to manage a country like Nigeria, which is in dire need of development.
“How on earth can a government that cannot compile a common list, handle intricate issues of national planning and budgeting; issues of health, education, aviation, agriculture, infrastructure and management of the huge civil service?
“How can they possibly initiate and successfully implement national and international instruments for national development in today’s competitive world?
“This also explains why nothing has been working under the APC government. Furthermore, the mix up in the list also exposes the corruption in the APC government.
“The fact is that the government of our dear country has been in wrong hands in the last two years and the situation will continue to worsen unless the nation is rescued from them in 2019.”
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