The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as unrealistic, saying it is meant to deceive and misdirect the electorates.
According to the ruling party, the opposition’s promise to pay N5, 000 monthly stipend each to 25 million poor Nigerians would amount to N125 billion monthly and N1.5 trillion every year. At a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, said this cannot be achieved, given the poor state of the nation’s economy and dwindling oil revenue.“What is baffling is that the APC knows fully well that this is not only unrealistic but also impracticable in a nation with an estimated budget of N4.69 trillion
LEGAL Directorate of the presidential’s campaign council of All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to obey court orders restraining the commission from using soldiers in the forthcoming general election in the country.
The council also forwarded same letter to the service chiefs and the
National Security Adviser (NSA), demanding that they refrained from
supervising the elections rescheduled on the ground that the service
chiefs could not guarantee security.