Buhari’s Visit to Morocco Cannot Wash Away His #LazyNigerianYouths Comment – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday dismissed what it called “the image rescue effort” by President Muhammadu Buhari before Moroccan Prime Minister, Saadeddine Othmani, as “a poorly packaged deception to sugarcoat his deep-seated disdain for Nigerian youths.”
The party said Buhari’s action is a desperate afterthought aimed at reversing the public opprobrium he earned himself for his “lazy youths and lovers of freebies” comment, saying it was not borne out of genuine regard for our youths.”
In a statement released by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said Nigerian youths now know better and could no longer fall for his tricks.PDP said Buhari should know that a visit to Moroccan prime minister could not wash away “the disgraceful invectives he openly poured on the energetic and vivacious Nigerian youths at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), where most of the world leaders were present.”
The statement further added, “The PDP is aware of the desperate bid by President Buhari to stop at nothing to beguile the citizens once again that election is around the corner. However, it is important to inform him that Nigerians now know his true colour and will reject any design to take them on a second ride to nowhere.
“He should amply come to terms with the fact that the only expectation Nigerians require of him is to tender a direct apology for his performance.’’
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