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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed willingness to assist the Buhari administration in its fight against corruption.
It however accused the President of selective application of the anti-graft war.
PDP’s National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh stated this in on political platform, a Radio Nigeria political programme monitored in Abuja.
“On the issue of anti- corruption, we believe that this President is serious about fighting corruption and in the PDP, we have declared that we are joining him to ensure that we recover from whoever has been engaged in corrupt practices.
“We are a responsible political party and we never sent anybody to go and take money.
“Even when Jesus had twelve disciples, there was a Judas. So, if you have a cabinet and you have elected and appointed people in a major political party, it is expected that some people were corrupt.
“Even in this government, even if he asks angels to give him ministers, there will still be people that will be corrupt.”
He accused Buhari of selective application of the war against corruption, saying “We think it is a political witch hunt, we think it has become a political instrument in the hands of the President and his allies and his party to condemn, witch hunt and paint the PDP in a different colour.”
“He was not elected to be chairman of EFCC or ICPC chairman. You were elected to move this country forward.
“While you are doing that, let the security agents investigate, prosecute and convict the people.
“We have witnessed a lot of corruption in APC states and nobody, including the APC has said anything about it and so, they are not sincere.
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