Buhari's Broadcast: Atiku Drops Bombshell, Throws Powerful Challenge at APC
- Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, has told the APC to take responsibility for the failure of the naira redesign policy
- The presidential hopeful said the crisis that has erupted as a result of the policy was built and nurtured by the maladministration of the APC
- Atiku then sympathised with families of the victims of the crisis that has claimed the lives and properties of many Nigerians
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FCT, Abuja - Atiku Abubakar, the presidential torchbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election, has challenged the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to take responsibility for the failure of the naira redesign policy of the federal government.
According to The Tribune, the presidential hopeful commented on the policy following the series of protests that have erupted due to the policy.
What Atiku said about Buhari's naira redesign policy
In a statement released on Thursday, February 16, Atiku said the violence across the country was due to the failure and suffering that the APC's led federal government has imposed on Nigerians.
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The PDP candidate said that although it was convenient for the ruling APC to shift its failure on others because of political gains, the ruling party planted and wetted the crisis to this stage.
He lamented that the lives of some Nigerians have been lost while many properties have been destroyed due to the policy's crisis.
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He then sent his condolence to the family of the victims of the casualties of the crisis.
The former vice president's statement reads in part
“This crisis may be coming on the heels of the currency swap, but it is pertinent to remind us that it is a culmination of the frustrations of Nigerians arising from the maladministration of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the past 7 years plus."
Buhari's Broadcast: Has Mr President Gone Against Supreme Court? Fact Emerges
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari's broadcast on Thursday morning has been described as executive rascality.
Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, an activist and senior advocate, said this while kicking against the president's move on the Supreme Court judgment.
The legal practitioner said Buhari is currently in contempt of court over his disobedience of the Supreme Court ruling on the federal government's naira redesign policy.