Nigeria: We Achieved More in 6 Years Than PDP's 16 Years in Power - APC Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari (file photo).

Some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) say the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has recorded more achievements within six years than the previous governments under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between 1999 and 2015.

This is contained in a statement signed by a former National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu, who is the current Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Mohammed Lukman; the Senior Special Assistant on National Social Investment Programme to President Buhari, Barr. Ismail Ahmed and the Special Assistant on Digital/New Media to Buhari, Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi.

The APC stalwarts, who announced the commencement of a national campaign to promote initiatives of President Buhari ahead of the 2023 general election, said the aim is to present the achievements with facts and empirical evidences.

"As committed members of the APC, we are convinced that since May 29, 2015, when the government of President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated, landmark initiatives have been and are being implemented.

"In comparative terms, President Buhari's government has recorded more achievements within six years than all the previous governments under the PDP between 1999 and 2015.

"We intend to present these achievements with facts and empirical evidences.

"On weekly basis, we will invite Nigerians to engage the issues based on specific highlights of work being executed.

"In particular, we will invite all committed party members to participate in the campaign.

"We will also invite opposition parties, especially the PDP to engage the issues by presenting especially what they comparatively were able to achieve when they were in power or in states where they control," they said.

The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, his deputy, Diran Odeyemi and another top party man were not available for comments.

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