The Governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole once again, has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the current economic challenges the country is facing.
He also called on people of the state not to vote for the PDP in the upcoming governorship elections.
Oshiomhole said the party misused the resources of Edo state, adding that “The people who bled the treasury are now coming to tell you, the victims, that rice is now expensive, naira has suffered devaluation. If one man took over N2 billion, in Edo alone, what they have confessed to EFCC to have taken is over N5 billion.”
He also said “If they took so much dollars meant for defense to protect Christians against attacks from Boko Haram, to protect mosques from Boko Haram attack, these people took the money in dollars, converted it to naira, depleted our dollar reserves, shared it into their pockets, their generals dug soak-away pits and put dollars inside. The whole dollars from the Central Bank was taken and from a reserve of over $50 billion, PDP bled the reserves and today it is down to about $20 billion.”
The Edo Governor also praise the administration of President Buhari, adding that he is blocking the leakages in the economy.
“When a man comes to your house, burgled your store where you kept your food and in the morning you find the store burgled, can you immediately feed your children? What President Buhari is doing now, when he found that PDP broke into the treasury and emptied it, he has started rebuilding of the door of the treasury to resecure it, and the ones they have taken he is recovering them one after the other.
“The way PDP put fire on our economy, to rebuild it cannot be overnight. Today, my confidence about the future of our country is that Buhari is blocking all the leakages in our economy,” he said.
The Edo state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, recently vowed to probe Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
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