JANUARY 10, 2018 – Following the mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said that such development is the height of insensitivity and insult to the plight and predicament of Nigerians under misrule.
The party further said that the mega rally held in Umuahia, Abia state capital, was a slap on the faces of suffering Nigerians.
PDP, in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said that “if anything, the ruling party was in Umuahia just to spit on the faces of suffering Nigerians as well as the graves of those that have died due to the hardship occasioned by the misgovernment of the APC in their nearly three years in office.
“Nigerians were disheartened to see leaders of the ruling party dancing away and making vain speeches at a time when millions are still traumatized over killings in Benue and other parts of the country, while many more are groaning under the pains of economic hardship worsened by the unabating fuel crisis in the country.
“If the APC had any iota of regard for Nigerians, it would, at this moment, be brainstorming on the many woes it has caused the nation and how to shore up the economy ruined by its tactless government.
“The Umuahia rally has also shown that the APC leaders are not in any way interested in the welfare of Nigerians but in their selfish, political and pecuniary interests. This even manifested in their empty speeches wherein they could not present the people with any achievement or plans for future development.”