Six days to the general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday raised the alarm that corrupt politicians could use their loot to undermine Saturday’s elections.
The President, however, said that corrupt people had humongous resources at their disposal to engage in vote-buying and undermine the polls.
Writing on the title, “Corruption threatens Nigeria – and its election,” he stated, “The battle against graft must be the base on which we secure the country, build our economy, provide decent infrastructure and educate the next generation.
However, the Peoples Democratic Party said the President’s declaration was a sign that he was afraid of a looming defeat in the February 16 presidential election. the PDP has alleged that President Buhari is looking for excuses to enable him to postpone the elections.
It said there were many indices to show that the President was panicking that he would lose the election.
The National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, while reacting to the President’s essay, said Nigerians “are now tired of the same uncoordinated songs coming from their President for almost four years.