The People Democratic Party PDP has accused President Buhari of stealing over N11trn as a President of Nigeria and double as Petroleum Minister. The funds was diverted by Buhari to fund his re-election bid.
The Punch news reports that The Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, also accused Buhari of neglect and insensitivity that led to the escalation of killings and bloodletting in various parts of the country.
He said, “President Buhari should, by now, be providing answers for the over N11trn stolen under his watch, particularly in the petroleum sector where he sits as minister; the alleged diversion of funds meant for the purchase of weapons and welfare of our soldiers to finance his re-election campaign as well as the neglect and insensitivity that led to the escalation of killings and bloodletting in various parts of the country under his rule.
“Buhari should provide answers for his incompetence and harsh economic policies that plunged our economy into recession, leading to high cost of living, loss of over 30 million jobs, acute poverty, hunger, collapse of infrastructure in our country in the last three and a half years.
“On our own part, the PDP will continue to focus on issue-based campaign and run with practical answers to the myriad of challenges facing our nation in line with the manifesto of our repositioned party and the policy direction of our presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.”