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NIGERIA AT 59: Our country is dying under Buhari, APC —Secondus



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National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, says Nigeria is dying under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a statement on Monday to mark Nigeria’s 59 years of independence, Secondus said ordinary Nigerians deserved commendations for their dexterity in the face of failed leadership as witnessed in the last four and a half years.

Secondus noted that the 58th anniversary was marked with a “richly endowed nation like Nigeria” being declared the headquarters of the world’s poor “due to the inept leadership of the APC administration.”

He said that one year later, the situation had deteriorated from bad to worse with no clear direction of where the nation was headed.

“What happened in the country last February at the Presidential election remains a sad reminder of the damage this country has done to our democratic psyche as a nation”, he said.

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The PDP leader urged the judiciary to stand up courageously and “save Nigeria now”.

He appealed to the nation’s judiciary to “guide their independence, refuse to be intimidated and save this country from the on-going slide”.

He urged Nigerians not to lose hope and assured that the PDP would continue to fight for democracy in Nigeria even in the face of hostility from the dictatorial regime of the APC.

Secondus, while saluting Nigeria’s fallen heroes, warned that “what we do or fail to do to save our beloved country will return to hurt us as we are bound to reap whatever we sow”.

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