Oyegun APC chairman says PDP is paying for their sins

Oyegun also said the PDP should have known that the law will catch up with them for mis-managing Nigeria.

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) comment about President Buhari being afraid of Sambo Dasuki’s 2019 presidential ambition, as childish.

Oyegun also said the PDP should have known that the law will catch up with them for mis-managing Nigeria.

Speaking through the party's National Publicity Secretary, Edegbe Odemwingie, APC’s helmsman said “Clearly, the PDP has chosen to blame everyone but itself for the sorry state it finds itself. The PDP should have known that it will pay for its years of impunity, recklessness and shocking mis-management of the country’s commonwealth. PDP members who are genuinely inspired by the APC-led administration are welcome to the APC fold. It is their right to abandon a sinking ship and join one that is smooth-sailing.”

Oyegun also added that PDP’s antics will not stop the President from prosecuting anyone found guilty of corruption.

He also assured Nigerians that the war against corruption is not selective, as reported in most quarters.

The National Chairman said “The PDP speaks of a presidential directive to security agencies and judiciary to “coerce” and “convict” PDP leaders and officials of the immediate-past administration with corruption charges. Clearly such abuse of presidential directives was a concept invented and effectively deployed by the PDP during its defunct 16-year rule. The APC is a law-abiding party and cannot adopt such diabolical concept. The APC believes strongly in the rule of law, as against the kind of impunity Nigeria witnessed under the PDP for 16 years.”

Adding that “The preoccupation of the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari is to deliver on all the promises made to Nigerians by the party during the 2015 election. Looking back at the last seven months, there are clear indicators showing that the APC and the President Buhari administration is on the right track to delivering on its Change Agenda.”

Oyegun also said it does not concern APC, who PDP chooses to field as their presidential candidate, adding that the law has stipulated the requirements for anybody who wants to run for political office.

The spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Olisa Metuh,  recently released a statement claiming that President Buhari and other APC leaders are afraid of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Metuh also said since the PDP zoned the presidency to the North for the 2019 elections, APC has come out to persecute anyone that may likely emerge has PDP candidate for the election.

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