Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has charged President Muhammadu
Buhari-led Presidency to immediately make public detail of funds spent
as palliatives to Nigerians.
explained that the scheme which was aimed at cushioning the stay-home
effect caused by COVID-19 pandemic had been exposed to ba a huge scam.
The opposition party made the call in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan.
also urged its state governors to help their counterparts in the All
Progressives Congress, APC, in responding to the pandemic.
stressed that had the Buhari-led Presidency involved the states and
allowed for a multilayered, people-based approach in the distribution of
palliatives, development of therapeutics and implementation of
protocols, the situation would have been better handled.
statement reads: “Now that the Buhari Presidency has come to its wits
end, our party urges governors elected on the platform of the PDP to
assist their colleagues in the APC with information, strategies and
expertise, for an effective national response for the pandemic.
we urge Mr. President and his PTF to do the nation a favour by taking
accommodation in the backseat and allowing competent hands to manage the
“Our party urges the state governors to brace up to
the occasion and rally the private sector for homegrown solutions, which
the APC-led Federal Government had failed to achieve due to sheer
“We, therefore, charge the Buhari
Presidency to immediately give a detailed account of all funds and
other resources it claimed to have spent, particularly on palliatives; a
scheme that has been exposed to be a huge scam.”