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Opposition win will curtail citizens rights, says PDP

2015-02-12 22:39
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alleged the All Progressives Congress (APC) would violate the citizen’ freedom of expression if voted into power.

Under President Jonathan, you are free to say what you want to say, do what you want to do provided it is lawful. Under the opposition APC, you will be watched, trailed and sorted out if you oppose them as you are freely opposing the present incumbent," National Chairman of the party, Ahmadu Adamu Muazu, said through a statement by his Press Secretary, Tony Amadi.

"The Internet is awash with evidence of abuse of President Jonathan and PDP leaders. If you think it can continue if the opposition is incharge, wait and see. The incumbent party was nonetheless upbeat ahead of the rescheduled elections.

We are on the threshold of winning the 2015 general elections because our opponents have been disoriented, their consistent fabrication oflies to win the votes of Nigerians has been exposed and their changemantra has lost steam. There is no sector in Nigeria that has notwitnessed tremendous transformation and change under the PDP government, Muazu said.

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He said the seed sown by the President Goodluck Jonathan administration in the area of education has hit the most desired part of the country with the establishment of the Almajiri schools, which had already revolutionized education in the north of Nigeria.

The establishment of nine new universities in the area means that those youngsters will continue with University education when they graduate to that level. The opposition All Progressive Congress hastried to belittle this massive transformation with their high decibelof noise that it was nothing to write home about, but the truth is that those young lives have never had it so good. Their totally transformedlives are bound to become the cornerstone of the new Nigeria we arebuilding in the next four years and beyond, he added.

The PDP leader asked all its members at all levels to ensure that wewin a fourth presidential election victory, control the NationalAssembly and have more governors after the general election.



- CAJ News
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