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PDP causing Nigerian underdevelopment - Buhari

2015-03-19 18:20
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former army general Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a press conference in Kano, northern Nigeria, on January 21, 2015. Nigeria's main opposition candidate today rejected claims about hi ~ AMINU ABUBAKAR

Lagos - The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, General Buhari has said that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party were the root cause of massive underdevelopment throughout the country, Naij reported.

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Buhari further claimed that in the past 16 years the country has experienced an economic boom which has brought about enormous resources, however there was little to show for this.

"We challenge the PDP, let them account for their stay in power for 16 years of rulership in terms of the fundamental objectives we have been talking about, in the three most important aspects we have been talking about, in the areas of security, economy and corruption," he said.

Buhari also lamented the current state of the Naira, valued against the dollar, saying that the country could not develop in its current state.

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