The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been at the center of controversy once again, with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), publicly endorsing the comments made by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike about the lack of integrity of Atiku Abubakar, the flagbearer for the PDP.
Tinubu accused Atiku, a former member of the PDP, of being part of the PDP administration that misused Nigeria’s wealth and of deceiving the country’s citizens. The APC candidate went on to urge the people of Kano not to be fooled by the PDP, stating that Atiku and his party cannot be trusted to keep their promises and that they offer nothing but empty promises and divisive rhetoric.
This latest development in the ongoing feud between the APC and PDP comes after Governor Wike previously spoke out against Atiku, claiming that he refused to support the resignation of the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, and violated the party’s rotational policy. The PDP has faced criticism in the past for failing to live up to its promises and for being involved in corruption scandals.
Despite this, the PDP remains a formidable political force in Nigeria and has a strong base of supporters. It will be interesting to see how the party fares in the upcoming elections and whether the accusations of corruption and lack of integrity will impact its chances of success. Regardless of the outcome, it is clear that the PDP will continue to be a major player in Nigerian politics for the foreseeable future.