The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Buhari of planning to disrupt the 2019 general elections.
The PDP insists that the President would have come up with a fresh supplementary budget.
“President is aware that his request is in no way in consonant with constitutional provisions and extant rules guiding legislative virement of funds already meant for constituency development projects, yet he sent same to the National Assembly.
“If Mr. President meant well for the nation and had no ulterior motives, he should have sent a fresh supplementary budget to the National Assembly for whatever amount he seeks for INEC, instead of seeking for a controversial virement.
“Nigerians will recall that the PDP had always pointed to series of signposts towards circumventing of our laws and extant regulations to achieve certain unpatriotic agenda including a possible self-succession plot.”
The PDP also warned that no excuse must be given to stop the general elections in 2019.
According to reports, the party said that Nigerians are eager to vote in a new President.
“President Buhari must come to terms with the fact that Nigerians are eager for the 2019 general election and are not ready to be taken for a ride by any person whatsoever, in their quest for a new President come, May 29, 2019.
“We, therefore, charge Mr. President to follow the rules and immediately submit a fresh supplementary budget or seek other legitimate ways and means, devoid of bottlenecks, to finance the election.
“Nothing must stop the 2019 general elections and the process must be credible, free and fair.
“Finally, the PDP counsels Mr. President and his advisers, in their ambition, to seek other political survival strategy and desist from actions that are capable of dragging our nation into an unnecessary electoral crisis, as such will be firmly resisted by Nigerians,” PDP added.
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