The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the allegation by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that it was planning to scuttle next month’s general elections “as a clear confirmation that the opposition party is not ready for the polls”.
The PDP spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, stated this on Thursday.
The APC spokesperson, Lai Mohammed, had at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, alleged that the PDP and the Presidency were planning to secure court judgements with a view to stopping the elections and stop the party’s candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, from contesting the election.
Mr. Metuh said the APC and its presidential candidate, “are now frustrated that they could not present an alternative to the PDP and President Goodluck Jonathan and as such have resorted to fabrication of baseless stories in an attempt to heat-up the polity and divert attention from their failure.”
He added, “Having run a superior campaign with its record of achievements and roadmap for a more prosperous Nigeria, the PDP reassured that it is ready for the elections and urged Nigerians to turn out enmasse and vote for it come February 14th 2015.
“It also advised the APC to concede defeat noting that its campaigns have already exposed its emptiness and lack of integrity to Nigerians.”