Ruling party tasked on upholding justice and equality

PDPBy AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the administration of President Muhammadu to uphold justice and equity as well as halt the alleged undemocratic attitudes of government agents.

The party, following the end of the party national caucus meeting in Abuja, said this would enhance peace and stability.

“The National Caucus carefully reviewed the political developments in the nation’s polity and resolved as follows. That there is serious cause for concern in the nation’s political environment, especially as it concerns the survival of the nation’s democracy,” read a communiqué signed the party National Secretary, Prof. Adewale Oladipo.

“The gains recorded in the 16 years of nurturing of democracy in the country by the PDP are rapidly being eroded with non-functioning of basic tenets of democracy and perpetuation of actions tilting towards
dictatorship.”

The party added that the alleged insensitivity of the ruling government to critical issues being raised by the opposition was a huge threat to viable democracy and dangerous to the peace, unity and progress of the country.

“That the undue interferences by the executive arm of government on the activities of the judiciary, legislature and INEC using the Directorate of States Services (DSS) is clearly unacceptable to the PDP as well as the Nigerian people and the party resolved to vigorously resist such.”

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