PDP mocks Buhari for seeking credit for new Abuja Airport terminal

By Valentine Amanze

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has mocked President
Muhammadu Buhari for attempting to claim credit for the construction of
new Terminal Building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, even when the project was designed,
conceptualized and fully financed by the PDP administration.
The PPCO said that it was unfortunate that President Buhari, ahead of the 2019 Presidential election, engaged in a failed media stunt by trying to posture and claim credit for a project his
administration made no contribution towards the funding and execution.
In statement by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the group pointed out that it was derisory to see Mr. President and his handlers,
comically swaggering and gleefully hugging the cameras at the
commissioning of a project they made no contribution.
The group further said that if anything, like the Port Harcourt Airport terminal building, “President
Buhari, in his flops, only succeeded in delaying the completion of the project, which concept and construction was perfected by the PDP,
including payments to the contractors.”
The PPCO queried: “Is it not appalling that President Buhari, who, out of sheer
incompetence and total disregard for the development need of our nation, cannot point to any key development project he had initiated and
executed since his inauguration in 2015, despite the huge resources at
his disposal, only to be going around the country, claiming credit for projects executed by the PDP?
“Unarguably, such manifest incompetence and resort to false performance
claims is the reason our federal lawmakers booed and jeered at Mr.
President at the 2019 budget presentation at the National Assembly.
“In any case, what would one expect from a President that has openly
admitted that he lacked the capacity to manage an economy as complex as
Nigeria’s for which he has promised Nigerians more suffering in the
coming year.”

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