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General News of Monday, 6 February 2023


Naira scarcity: PDP accuses Tinubu, APC of mopping up cash for vote-buying

Bola Ahmed Tinubu and PDP Bola Ahmed Tinubu and PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his team of mopping up the new naira notes for vote-buying during the forthcoming election.

PDP national publicity secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, in a statement on Sunday, attributed the pains Nigerians go through owing to the currency crisis to Tinubu.

He disclosed that the PDP is saddened and worried about the cash crunch most Nigerians are experiencing.

He stated the emergence of PDP’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar as the winner in the February presidential election would mean an end to the sufferings of Nigerians.

“Our party is, however saddened that the cash crunch had persisted due to the sabotage of corrupt APC leaders, including the APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who are alleged to have masterminded the intercepting and hoarding of the new notes for their selfish agenda”, he stated.