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PDP, APC clash over Nigeria-Morocco face-off

2015-03-13 14:10
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) embraces leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari during a conference to promote non-violence att ~ STRINGER

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday berated each other over the diplomatic row between Nigeria and Morocco, reports New Telegraph.

While the APC asked the President to address Nigerians on the cause of the ongoing diplomatic row between the two countries, the PDP told the APC to be patriotic.

In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the APC said President Jonathan must clarify the thorny issue of whether or not he spoke with King Mohammed.

Also read: Morocco recalls its ambassador to Nigeria over royal phone call

The party said until the President addressed the issue, Nigerians would remain a nation of liars.

The PDP in a swift reaction insisted  that Jonathan was not a liar.

The party challenged the APC to tell Nigerians whether or not its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari was considering the request of some foreign nations to scrap the anti-gay laws and allow same-sex marriage in order to secure their support.

Read more at New Telegraph.

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