By Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) has blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the burning of belongings and places of work of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) in numerous elements of the nation.
In an announcement on Tuesday by the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, the get together restated its earlier allegation that the APC has been selling acts of violence throughout the nation.
In response to the primary opposition get together, the burning of INEC places of work is supposed to create an emergency state of affairs and frustrate the sleek conduct of the 2023 normal elections.
The INEC chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu had, final week, expressed issues over burning of the Fee’s belongings in 23 of its places of work throughout the nation, saying the pattern may hamper the capability of the electoral physique to conduct the 2023 normal election.
The assertion stated: “It’s despicable that having realised that it has no place within the 2023 election, given its abysmal failure in governance, APC leaders are in search of to set our nation ablaze and truncate our hard-earned democracy.
“The PDP invitations Nigerians to notice the failure of the APC and its leaders to forcefully condemn this clear assault on our frontline establishment of democracy. That is additionally because the APC administration has did not take decisive steps to guard INEC amenities from assailants.
“Our get together needs the APC to know that Might 29, 2023 date is sacrosanct for it to depart workplace, free our nation from its stranglehold and fizzle out from our political firmament.
“Certainly, historical past is not going to be sort to APC and its leaders given the magnitude of atrocities they’ve dedicated in opposition to Nigerians in an area of six years.
“The APC has destroyed our nation, opened our expensive fatherland to bandits and terrorists, turned our nation into an expansive killing discipline and a big funeral palour.
“APC has wrecked our economic system, opened our nationwide vaults to its leaders to pillage over N15 trillion naira and decreased our as soon as thriving nation to a beggar nation whereas mortgaging our future with humongous overseas money owed”.
The PDP known as on the Inspector Basic of Police to right away invite and query APC leaders over the burning of INEC places of work.
“Nigerians additionally count on the police to right away place APC leaders and their thugs on watch record as a agency step to ensure the safety of INEC amenities and different establishments of democracy within the nation.
“The PDP additionally calls on Nigerians, throughout board, to stay at alert and unite in prayers in order that our nation survives the following two years underneath the vindictive, insensitive, incompetent, treasury looting, divisive and violent APC and its administration.
“Our get together additional urges Nigerians to not be deterred by the actions of the APC however to stay united in rallying within the protection of our democracy to rescue our nation from the misrule of the APC,” the PDP added.