Politics, a game not for the soft minded person. Presidential aspirant of the Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), General Mohammadu Buhari has said that the disagreement between President Goodluck Jonathan and former vice president Alhaji Abubakar Atiku over the state of the nation’s economy was a clear indication of the deficiency of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in managing Nigeria’s economy.
The former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had while responding to his selection as the North’s consensus presidential aspirant of the PDP decried perceived poor implementation of the budget and also alleged that the nation’s foreign reserve had been depleted.
In his defense, President Jonathan described the former vice president as ignorant of the workings of the economy and cautioned him against playing politics with the nation’s economy as a way of gaining cheap political sympathy in the coming 2011 general elections.
But the former head of state said both Atiku and President Jonathan were two sides of a coin in a party that had no wherewithal to revamp the nation’s economy, rather it would further push it into abyss.
He said it was the planned programme of action on how to redirect the economy to make it buoyant that stood the CPC out of the cluster of parties of which the PDP was one. Continue - Sunnewsonline