PDP abandoned North-East to Boko Haram – Lawan

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has berated the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) over its failure to contain Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast geo-political zone while in power.

Speaking at the campaign rally of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the party, at the Abubakar-Tafawa Balewa Stadium on Monday, the Senior Adviser on strategic Planning of the APC presidential campaign council, Ahmed Lawan, alleged the PDP abandoned vulnerable Nigerians in the NorthEast at the mercy of Boko-haram.

The Senate President commended President Muhammadu Buhari for technically eradicating insurgency in the sub-region.

He said: ” Mr. President our father, mentor, the PDP abandoned in the North East to boko haram until you came into office”

“In 2015 when you were sworn in, you liberated us. We in the North East are the most important beneficiaries of your administration g because Boko haram was technically defeated by the time you came into power.”

The Nation reports that the Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa Stadium was filled as thousands of APC supporters thronged the venue to lend support for Tinubu’s presidential aspiration.

Thousands of jubilant youths, who couldn’t gain access to the entrance, also trooped to the streets to celebrate the arrival of the APC presidential candidate.

The crowd in the stadium erupted with joy the moment Tinubu entered the stadium, cheering him, beating drums and chanting solidarity songs in Hausa “Baba Oyoyo

Tinubu was accompanied by members of his campaign team, including President Muhammadu Buhari; his running mate Senator Kashim, Shettima; Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni; Gombe Governor Mohammed Inuwa; the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in Bauchi, Sadique Abubakar and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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