Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of data, has reminded Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, on Monday that he and his celebration lacked any ethical cause for criticizing the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) authorities.
The Minister, who mentioned the successes of the water sector in Abuja throughout a press briefing on Monday, charged Atiku with making an attempt to decrease what the Buhari administration had achieved.
Mohammed mentioned, ” Let me use this chance to touch upon the growing tendency by some opposition presidential candidates to downplay the achievements of this administration, of their desperation for energy, forward of the 2023 elections.
“The worst offender on this regard has been the presidential candidate of the PDP, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
“During his current marketing campaign in Akure, the former VP was quoted as saying the APC had not executed something for Nigeria in eight years.
“What a preposterous assertion from any person who should know. I assume we are able to excuse His Excellency the former Vice President who, till not too long ago, had absolutely relocated to Dubai, thus shedding contact with Nigeria.
“And if anybody would accuse the APC-led Federal Government of doing nothing, it should not be Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
“Why? Because for the 16 years of the PDP rule, eight of which Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was Vice President, there was no motorable street to the former VP’s hometown and certainly to key native governments in the southern senatorial zone that served as Adamawa’s meals basket and financial nerve centre till the authorities of President Muhammadu Buhari assumed workplace.
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“Today, gents, the Mayo Belwa-Jada-Ganye-Toungo Road has been constructed absolutely and it’s the street that Alhaji Atiku makes use of to get to his hometown of Jada.
“What about safety? Before this administration got here into workplace, all the 5 native authorities areas in Adamawa’s northern senatorial district had been successfully beneath the management of the Boko Haram terrorists.
“Today, not an inch of those native governments in Adamawa, the home-state of the former Vice President, is beneath the management of terrorists.
“Now that he can journey residence freely, thanks to the Buhari administration, it’s now candy in his mouth to accuse the similar Administration of doing nothing.
“As they are saying, the bedwetter should not join those who’re insulting the washerman.”
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