The All Progressives Congress (APC) have been accused by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of “providing cover for corrupt officials”.
PDP stated this while reacting to a comment credited to Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, where the ex Rivers State governor stated that anyone stealing public funds under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is doing so “quietly”
PDP spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan who reacted to Amaechi’s comments on Monday, August 30, stated that the “confession” by Amaechi vindicates the opposition party’s allegations of corruption in the APC.
“The confession by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that stealing is going on quietly under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC), vindicates its stand that the APC is a haven of thieves and treasury looters,” the statement reads.
“The party asserts that the confession also further confirms that the Buhari-led APC administration has been providing official cover for corrupt officials, who have turned government agencies to cash cows and Automated Teller Machines (ATM) for themselves, their cronies, family members and mistresses.
“The situation as presented by Amaechi shows that ‘quiet stealing’ is a policy of the APC administration. This explains why the administration is heavy on propaganda and has failed to prosecute its officials and APC leaders openly indicted for corruption, but only resort to “easing out” such thieves with a pat on the wrist.”