I’m surprised by PDP’s comeback bid - President Buhari

- President Muhammadu Buhari said the atrocities committed by the PDP against Nigeria is still fresh in the minds of the people

- He said it is surprising that they are dreaming of staging a comeback after looting the nation's treasury

- He said those tasked with administering justice on corrupt individuals are themselves complicit of corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is surprised by the bid of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stage a comeback to power despite the atrocities the party committed against the country.

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The president made the statement on Thursday, December 7, in Kano during an interactive session with community leaders, Vanguard reports.

Buhari said: "The atrocities committed by this group against the country are still fresh in our mind, and coming to think of it that they are dreaming to stage a comeback is highly surprising.

“This group plunged the country into the unnecessary economic mess owing to wanton looting of our common wealth."

The president said those tasked with administering justice on corrupt individuals are themselves complicit of corruption.

He said: "In a raid conducted by security agents on the resident of a Federal High Court judge recently, they found in his possession four diplomatic passports, huge amount of hard currency and other incriminating documents bordering on economic crime, and these are the same guys empowered by the constitution to dispensed justice on saboteurs."

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Meanwhile, the Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to sue President Muhammadu Buhari if he declines their endorsement for the 2019 general elections.

The party issued the threat on Thursday, December 7, shortly after endorsing Buhari as its candidate in the coming presidential election, Premium Times reports.

According to the president’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a statement, Buhari, however did not say he accepted, neither did he decline the endorsement.

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