By Dirisu Yakubu
The Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, has accused the Presidency of releasing over N6 billion looted from federal funds to All Progressives Congress, APC, Nationwide Meeting candidates to execute the get together’s alleged rigging plans within the February 23 Presidential and Nationwide Meeting elections.
The get together stated Info out there to it revealed that “every of the 109 APC Senatorial candidates acquired N20 million, the 360 APC Home of Representatives candidates are being given N10 million every, whereas numerous quantities are being disbursed by the Presidency to another APC leaders for the rigging plot.”
In an announcement signed by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Tuesday, the PDP alleged that “the looted fund are for use by the APC to decorate pretend safety brokers, arm thugs and bribe compromised INEC officers and manipulate the elections within the numerous Senatorial and Federal constituencies throughout the nation.”
The assertion learn partially, “Intelligence at our disposal signifies that a part of the cash was sourced from alleged diversion of funds meant for the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Individuals, IDPs in numerous states of the federation.
“That is along with monies allegedly siphoned from some revenue producing businesses, together with the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme, NHIS, and the Niger Delta Growth Fee, NDDC.
“It’s certainly a callous act of wickedness and impunity that the Presidency, in its claimed integrity, would descend to the bottom stage of decadence by looting of funds meant for the event and wellbeing of Nigerians to finance their rigging plots.
“At a time well-meaning leaders all around the world are exerting themselves in creating wealth for his or her individuals and creating their nations, the Presidency, which plunged the nation right into a bitter financial recession, remains to be busy frittering our nationwide sources to finance its vicious plots in opposition to the already impoverished residents.
“The Buhari and the APC have additional exhibited that they’re inherently corrupt, pervert and don’t have any iota of curiosity within the wellbeing of Nigerians.
“Such impunity and recklessness of the Buhari Presidency is immediately accountable for the financial hardship, poverty and escalated bloodletting in our nation within the nearly 4 years of the Buhari administration.”
The get together urged Nigerians to be alert and proceed to rally behind its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, within the quest for a greater Nigeria.