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Focus on the Real Campaign, Stop Playing Games – PDP tells APC

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GEJ AND BUHARIThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to work toward winning followers genuinely instead of applying cheap diversionary tactics.

The advice is contained in a statement issued by Olisa Metuh, the party’s National Publicity Secretary on Monday in Abuja.

The statement quoted Metuh as saying that “APC should focus on real campaign, the so called change agenda should be based on issues and not on change of dressing and religious gathering.

“This election is not about political window-dressing and dramatising, what will count is record of performance and antecedents which President Jonathan stands taller than Gen. Buhari.’’

He said it was not surprising that the APC and its presidential candidate resorted to organizing kangaroo opinion rating.

This, according to him, was an attempt to cover up their inadequacies and manipulate public perception in their favour.

“This APC phantom poll has been designed in a way to make the Nigerian public believe that 75% of the voting population is in support of Gen. Buhari.

“Our findings reveal that APC leaders are intensifying effort to compromise some section of the media to ensure that the poll packaged by its foreign consultants is widely publicised.’’

He said part of the strategy was a disguised mobile phone balloting application being circulated by the APC, whereby curious click elicits a thank-you message from them.

This, he added, automatically registered the unsuspecting phone users as having voted in support of Gen. Buhari.

The PDP scribe said the measure was to deceive the public and truncate the country’s democratic process.

“Our final advice to the APC is that it should focus on real campaign and stop playing to the gallery.

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6 Comments

  1. yea

    January 6, 2015 at 9:31 am

    goats, you leave leprosy and start treating ringworm, have you done any meaningful campaign too? every week, you release something to discredit Buhari and distract the electorates. first, he’s a religious bigot, second, he’s an half illiterate, third, he can’t find his certificates and all these have been discredited. we have seen the APC manifestos, where his PDP’s?

  2. TJ Olowo

    January 6, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Must u pple (PDP) condemn?why can’t you people keep shut for once and concentrate on your campaign or what have you. You are creating hatred in the heart of many incase you don’t with your stupid allegations n condemnation

  3. TJ Olowo

    January 6, 2015 at 10:16 am

    #you don’t know#

  4. mulikat

    January 6, 2015 at 10:31 am

    Buhari during ur short time as Millitary president, we have peace,job, light,our military are repected in african ,that reason we send to keep peace in troblem african country,just look now our own house we can keep peace under this pdp and no corruption e.t.c and u will do many than that,i pray european union send people to cross cheek the elecetion,cos PDP will only wine by Riging the vote,cos even fool know ,nigerian have enough of this GLJ president.

  5. Beauty

    January 6, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    Can we just have peace for once, why cant we just focus on issues rather than insulting GEJ/Buhari. The only thing that will count is if we all go all out to vote.

  6. Tosin

    January 6, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    To be honest, …

    sigh.

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