We’re not behind demand for Fashola’s probe – PDP

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Kazeem Ugbodaga
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The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied rumours that the party is behind the recent demand for the probe of the immediate past governor, Raji Fashola, and the acrimony that has generated within the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The party rather counselled the APC leaders to face the numerous allegations instead of an attempt to blackmail or drag the PDP into their burdens.
In a statement issued by Taofiq Gani, Lagos PDP Publicity Secretary, the PDP reiterated that it will remain resolute opposition, noting that, it will not shy away from being a vibrant opposition party in the state.
“As long as we notice any mis-governance, we will blow the whistle. We shall not relent in doing this constructive opposition. It does not matter whether it coincides with efforts of other groups or interests in the state.
“We shall commend when appropriate and condemn when inevitable in good faith for good governance and expected growth in lagos state,” it said.
The party opined that the exposee on Fashola by the Coalition Against Corrupt Leadership (CACOL) relating to alleged fraud during the former governor’s administration has in deed vindicated the PDP’s persistent stance that the Fashola administration was more of fluke than Fact in the dividends of democracy.
“Indeed, several times during his reign, we had shouted that the governor was running a propagandists Government and that the state was being plunged into avoidable local and foreign debts.
“With over N27 billion monthly IGR, the state needs not borrow for projects. The former governor deliberately embarked on projects that were not feasible within another twenty years, got loans to complete such projects within eight years only to mismanage and or divert such loans.
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Source:: PM Newspaper