By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm over the alleged padding of the cost for the reconstruction of the Abuja -Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road for the sum of N797.23 billion, saying the project has exposed the multi-layered level of corruption in the All Progressives Congress, APC administration.
In a statement issued late Sunday night by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party assertee that the approval of “a scandalous N797.23 billion ($2.09bn) by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the 375 kilometre road, speaks volumes of the level of profligacy and corruption inherent in the administration.”
The statement read: “While the PDP has nothing against any genuine effort towards infrastructural development in our country and particularly the reconstruction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road, our party, and indeed, all well-meaning Nigerians, reject this clear attempt by the APC administration to…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper