- The PDP has condemned the manner President Muhammadu Buhari is tackling corruption in his administration
- According to the party, there were many instances where corruption cases were not dealt with headlong as it should have
- The opposition party also pointed outed the case where one Abdulrauf Illyasu still enjoys the supposed cover of the presidency despite the fact that he was arrested for corruption
The People Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the anti-corruption crusade under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that the arrest of a recent scammer linked to his presidency is further claim that his administration is a foster of thieves.
The opposition party said that it is shocking that the arrested Abdulrauf Illyasu still enjoys the safety and cover of the presidency.
The PDP made this known in a press statement it released on Thursday, October 10, signed by its national publicity secretary, saying that the present administration is filled with all manners of corrupt practices.
The party recalled the case of Baba-Inna, the former first lady’s aide, who according to them was arrested for his involvement in a multi-billion naira scam.
PDP also called up other corruption cases that were never handled the way they should have been, adding that the presidency has left my corruption-related questions unanswered.
A part of the statement read:"The PDP however notes that nothing is impossible for a presidency replete with persons who thrive in lies, false claims, certificate forgery, bribery, intimidation and recruiting of fraudulent and corrupt persons as ministers, special advisers and clandestine fronts for financial sleazes.
"Our party holds that it is the height of deceit and duplicity that an administration that boasts of integrity and zero tolerance for corruption could be the very sanctuary of the underworld.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the sum of N65,548,000 was recovered from Independent National Electoral Commission officers in Zamfara state by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Sokoto zonal office.
The development was made public in a series of posts on the Twitter handle of the EFCC, @officialEFCC, on Wednesday, October 9.
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