President Muhammadu Buhari has again accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
The President disclosed this at a meeting with a select group of South East leaders on Friday at the State House in Abuja.
The President believes that although the forthcoming 2019 elections should not be a do or die affair, he will never support the opposition party,(PDP) to rule the nation.
“Let anybody lead this country but not the PDP,” he was quoted as saying in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu.
President Buhari further added, “They (PDP) were so reckless with the resources of the country. The state of infrastructure we inherited was terrible – no roads, the railway was killed and power.
“They lacked conscience because anybody with a conscience will not do what they did. We will report them to Nigerians.”
The President noted that the reported division within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over the purported endorsement of the PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar the former Vice President, did not come to him as a surprise.
He said the moment the said resolution was declared, he recieved calls from some bigwigs from the province asking him to disdain it as it was without any substance.
“From that moment, I knew that the resolution would not stand, and alas, there it was,” said President Buhari who added, “We have done so much. Given the chance, we will do more. Given every chance, we will tell Nigerians where we were in 2015 and what we have achieved up to now.”
He emphasized further that, “We will not get tired of speaking about the golden opportunity Nigeria lost during 16 years of the PDP. We earned money, which we didn’t use.
“If you ruin the economy, send your children abroad to get education; won’t they come back? I said it 30 years ago that this is the only country we have. We must stay here and salvage it together.”