Fela Durotoye and Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidates of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Young Progressives Party (YPP), respectively, have berated the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for his or her absence on the presidential debate held on Saturday.
While President Muhammadu Buhari of APC did not flip up in any respect, Atiku Abubakar of PDP confirmed up however walked out when he realised Buhari would not attend the occasion.
They said their displeasure on the just-concluded presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).
When the moderator, Mark Eddo, requested Durotoye on the matter, he stated the absence of the 2 political events means they don’t have the curiosity of the individuals at coronary heart, noting that the APC and PDP are the 2 sides of a nasty coin.
“Pride all the time come before a fall and each time you imagine you don’t have any want to inform the individuals what it’s you’re going to do, it means you aren’t there to serve them within the first place,” he stated.
Moghalu agreed with Durotoye.
“There are two causes they aren’t right here. One is conceitedness. They imagine that the individuals of Nigeria don’t have any voice and no alternative. The second motive they aren’t right here is as a result of they can’t reply the questions,” Moghalu stated.