Buhari ‘Christmas under President will be worst ever,’ PDP says

he PDP also criticized the Buhari administration for formulating policies which would cause hardship to citizens.

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Nigerians are likely to have the worst ever Christmas under the governance of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The PDP also criticized the Buhari administration for formulating policies which would cause hardship to citizens.

The opposition party made the comments on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, via a statement released by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh.

The statement reads:

“Rather than evolving economic initiatives to improve the lot of the citizens, this administration has, in the last seven months churned out policies that stifle productivity in the formal and informal sectors, thereby inflicting hardship on them. This has resulted in the semi-destruction of the long-standing extended family system in our society.”

“It is a statement of fact that under President Buhari’s watch, the nation has witnessed the gloomiest festive season. Under this government, Nigerians have had the worst Sallah celebration and by all indications, this Christmas season is going to be the bleakest ever.”

“More worrisome is the fact that there is no indication that the government has any plan for ameliorating the hardship of the people. Instead, the situation may get worse as this administration, in its lack of economic initiatives, is now rolling up its sleeves to introduce some stringent tax policies, in addition to completely removing the social palliatives Nigerians benefit from.”

“We therefore align with the people in declaring that this administration is unprepared for governance. President Buhari and his party came to power on propaganda, deceit and falsehood and the government has now shown lack of initiatives and the required competence to successfully move the nation forward.”

The PDP has frequently criticized Buhari over the economic direction of his administration and recently claimed that Nigeria has lost billions under the new president’s watch.

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