The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) Presidential Marketing campaign Group (PPCO) has cried out over the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to its Vice presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, spouse, his relations and their companies by businesses of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The occasion in an announcement signed by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, mentioned Obi has been threatened by Buhari the administration since he determined to run for Vice President in 2019 election.
He mentioned since his nomination, Peter Obi, aside from dealing with sequence of failed makes an attempt by the APC to destroy his fame, has additionally continued to obtain all manners of threats and blackmail, together with threats to his life and people of his spouse and youngsters.
The assertion learn: “Since his nomination, Peter Obi, aside from dealing with sequence of failed makes an attempt by the APC to destroy his fame, has additionally continued to obtain all manners of threats and blackmail, together with threats to his life and people of his spouse and youngsters.
“Having realized that almost all of Nigerians are rallying behind the duo of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi because the our Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates respectively, the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resorted to all manners of machinations, together with smear campaigns and direct assaults on their individuals and enterprise issues, in a bid to run them down.
“The Buhari Presidency is intimidated by Peter Obi’s resume, notably, his normal acceptance as epitome of fiscal accountability, frugality and transparency in governance.
“In any other case, why is the Presidency on a wild goose chase in investigating Peter Obi, who left workplace as Governor of Anambra state 5 years in the past with a nationally acclaimed clear file, intact fame for frugality, transparency, zero tolerance for corruption and forsaking an enormous saving of N75 billion naira in money and investments; with out owing any salaries, pensions, gratuities and even contractors for contracts executed?
“The very fact stays that the Buhari Presidency and the APC are merely shadow boxing of their assaults on Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, as their information earlier than Nigerians converse for them.
“All discerning Nigerians know that the explanations for an investigation on a person like Peter Obi, is a journey to no the place aimed to stifle him of funds in addition to try and distract our marketing campaign and divert consideration from the failures of the Buhari administration.
“It’s ludicrous that President Buhari would proceed to condone the looting of our treasuries by his occasion leaders and the cabal in his Presidency, which even, the First Girl had even alluded to, solely to be utilizing authorities businesses to try to blackmail our Presidential and vice Presidential candidates whose reputations stand clear earlier than all Nigerians.
“The PPCO reminds President Buhari that neither he nor Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in 2015, as candidates, harassed, attacked on the airport or subjected to blackmails, and surprise why they’re now using such techniques simply because Nigerians have resolved to eliminate them, come 2019.”