The sinking Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is panicking due to its dwindling fortunes as the All Progressives Congress (APC) registered members hit over 40 million, with PDP members, including Governors leaving the party in droves and joining the APC.
While the PDP continues to clutch on straws as it sinks into political oblivion, the APC-led federal government and states governed by the APC are busy providing critical infrastructure, expanding access to education, providing health facilities and economically empowering citizens.
On their parts, PDP governors have prioritised their frequent weekend jamborees, the recent held in Akwa Ibom state where they waste scarce state resources. Some of these PDP governors are owing workers salaries and have refused to pay pensioners. The case of Benue and Taraba states stands out.
A communique by the PDP governors queried loans procured by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. If the APC government has taken loans, it has been invested in visible infrastructure projects across the country as opposed to past PDP administrations where loans were diverted to private pockets.
Again, the PDP alleges that the APC administration is claiming projects executed by them, but without naming any of such projects to support their bogus allegations.
Perhaps, the PDP is referring to the litany of abandoned projects it left behind all over the country despite spending 16 years in power and receiving unprecedented earnings when crude oil sold for as high as $150 per barrel.
The President Buhari government from inception took a good, progressive, patriotic and apolitical decision to complete the abandoned projects and Nigerians have been the ultimate beneficiaries.
In addition, huge legacy projects being executed by the APC-led administation include the Second Niger Bridge which is set to be comple