Considering what PDP did to the country in their 16 years of rule. President Muhammadu Buhari has said it would be a grave mistake to return the party to power at any level of governance. The President said this yesterday after he and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress(APC) stormed the state for reelection and the election of other APC candidates ahead of the poll.
He also added that his government would make Ajaokuta Steel Company, ASC, work to ensure massive employment of Nigerians, especially residents of Ajaokuta, Vanguard reports.There was total lock down in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, during the rally, as streets and roads leading to the Lokoja Township Stadium venue of the event witnessed unprecedented human traffic, as party faithful and others trooped to welcome President Buhari to the state. All available spaces in the stadium, as well as its environs, were flooded with party faithful and supporters.The President thanked the people of Lokoja for the reception, berating previous administrations for wasting $16 billion on power without a commensurate outcome, noting that his efforts in the sector had yielded more results than his predecessors.Speaking, the Director General of APC Presidential Campaign Council, Rotimi Amaechi, said the election was between the looters and the looted, saying “they said there is hunger in the land. Yes, there is hunger because PDP looted everything.They want to come back and continue their looting.
On his part, Governor Yahaya Bello said the mammoth crowd that came to welcome the President was a sign of acceptance of the party in the state, calling on the people to vote for the party in the forthcoming elections.