Posted by News Express | 8 August 2018 | 1,301 times
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has reacted angrily to the reported early morning siege on Tuesday preventing staff and lawmakers from gaining entrance to the National Assembly saying that United Kingdom should expel President Muhammadu who is hiding in that country to plan the undermining of democracy in the country.
The National Chairman said that Britain should not allow its environment be turned into a haven for anti-democracy conspirators.
Prince Secondus said in a statement from his media office signed by Media Adviser, Ike Abonyi that the President left the country to UK for 10 days medical leave to enable the nefarious activities they lined out against democracy be executed in his absence.
He said that the final plan for the invasion of National Assembly was concretized when the minority leader Senator Godswill Akpabio visited the President in London at the weekend.
According to Prince Secondus, the siege in National Assembly leaves no one doubt that President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling APC are out to destroy this hard-earned democracy all because they can no longer fit into it.
Secondus also salutes the courage of the Vice President in sacking the Director General of the DSS, Lawan Daura, to show that Nigeria cannot be hijacked and ruled by cabals.
The National Chairman said that democrats all over the World do not need any further evidence to show that President Buhari and APC have suspended democracy and are now running a draconian administration.
“When an executive arm in a democratic setting muscles up other arms of government, the correct name for such administration is autocracy and dictatorship.
“Nigerians and the international community have continuously watched this administration, harass and intimidate the legislature and Judiciary as well as others in opposition in their bid to create a dictatorial regime.
“All over the World, the parliament is the bastion of democracy and rule of law, anybody not willing to align himself to them is trying to create anarchy in the land.
Prince Secondus said that the actions of the security agencies this morning clearly shows a drowning man who is totally alienated from happenings around his environment and suddenly wants to survive when the ship is already wrecked,” he said.
The National Chairman then called on President Buhari to resign and pave way for the sustenance of democracy since it is now obvious that he has lost legitimacy to continue as an elected President.
Prince Secondus said that no amount of intimidation and harassment will deter lovers of democracy from pushing for the extinction of this wicked regime.
He noted that Nigerians passed through this route before in their struggle to restore democracy in this country and the will of the people and that of the almighty prevailed and this time cannot be an exception.
“We are aware that when a regime exhausts idea of what to do and loses the legitimacy that brought it to power, it could be dangerous like a bull in China shop but truth is that Nigeria will survive this regime and laugh last.”
Finally, the PDP boss called on the global democratic community to rein in President Buhari to allow other arms of government to operate and allow democracy and rule of law to prevail.
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