The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the All Progressives Congress to learn from the invasion of the United States Capitol Hill by rioters during the certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
The party said this in a statement, on Friday, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, titled, ‘Triumph of US election is a lesson to APC’.
The party urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to take a cue from the events of the United States presidential election by strengthening Nigeria’s democratic institutions.
The statement read, “It is instructive to state that this is the only way to reposition our nation on the path of good governance, political stability, national cohesion, and economic prosperity.
“There is no overstressing the fact that for the strong institutions put in place by patriotic leaders of the United States, that nation would have been thrown into terrible turmoil or succumb to a chaotic order that would have no regard for the law and the will of the people,” the party said.
“Our party, therefore, urges the Buhari Presidency to check all acts that weaken our institutions and encourage the manipulation of our security, judiciary, legislative and electoral bodies.
“Mr President should take steps to ensure reforms that would strengthen our system, including ending all acts of nepotism in appointments into such sensitive institutions. And Buhari, Osinbajo To Take COVID-19 Vaccine On Live Television.
“The American example equally underpins the demand for public officers, particularly the APC leadership in the National Assembly, to begin to pay greater loyalty to our country and her interest over the parochial interest of their party or the executive arm… Continue reading