Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC Adams Oshiomhole has said the Peoples Democratic Party doesn’t stand a chance of unseating President Muhammadu Buhari as a result of its dismal 16 years performance.
He said it would be foolhardy for the party to think that just apologizing to Nigerians must have wiped out economic atrocities carried out during the immediate past administration.
He said these issues will form the crux of the APC campaigns, even as Buhari officially flags off his presidential campaigns in Akwa Ibom today, Friday.
He made these statement after he visited the Presidential Villa apparently to tide up arrangements for the campaign flag off.
“Campaigns will start tomorrow in Uyo, we are flagging off with the South South and it is going to be the first rally of the President and taking place in the South South is particularly significant. From all the feelers we have have I think the people of Uyo and Akwa Ibom state are anxious to receive Mr. President and to hear the message. We are all in good mood, “he stated.
Asked on the chances of APC clinching victory in the midst of crisis rocking the party at State level, he said,” Of course how can you ask what the chances are? If PDP was doing well after 16 years, they wanted to do for 60 but they were terminated, no employer will recall an employee dismissed due to gross misconduct and abuse of finances you don’t recall the employee back.
” I remember that the best Secondus had to say was that he was apologizing to Nigerian people and I have not heard anybody say they have accepted the apology and people who have robbed you they don’t apologize and say allow me back into your store room, you don’t do that.
“So we are certain that even as we can’t talk of any perfect situation, nothing can make Nigeria get so confused as to think that yesterday there was mismanage and those who were at the heart of that mismanagement can be entrusted with providing leadership for tomorrow. I don’t think that is the question at all, PDP is out of this calculation as far as I am concerned.
” I don’t think Nigerians even in their moment … PDP is just not an option particularly when their candidate is not a new face, there is basis for benefit of the doubt, you can give benefit of the doubt to a stranger not to someone who was at the heart perhaps one of >