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I won't criticize Buhari on fuel crisis, says Bode George

13 May 2016, 07:31

Abuja - Former Deputy National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George, has refrained from criticizing the All Progressives Congress and its policies due to the shortcomings of his own party.

According to a Punch report, George pleaded with Nigerians for patience and understanding, stating that the PDP had to remove the speck from its own eye before lambasting the current administration on its shortfalls.

"We have to remove the speck in our own eyes before we can see the one in the eyes of the others. The APC and the President have asked for time to deliver on their campaign promises and we are watching. For now, whether it is fuel price hike or other government policies, I will say no comment," George stated.

Also read: Fayose an ingrate - George

Bode George has confirmed that stakeholders in the PDP have been holding meetings to map out plans to rebuild the embattled party and resolve its own crisis.

The politician has put his backing firmly behind President Muhammadu Buhari in the past, with Sun News Online reporting that George had previously stated that divisions within the APC were "slowing" Buhari down, while describing Nigerians as "very impatient".

Read more at Punch

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