The Peoples Democratic Party has blamed the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, for the recent attack on the convoy of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
The PUNCH had reported that the president’s visit to Kano State on Monday was marred by some protesting youths who hauled stones at the presidential convoy.
The National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, through a press statement issued on Monday, blamed Tinubu and the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for the attack.
The statement read in part, “The PDP invites Nigerians to note how Governor Abdullahi Ganduje attempted to abridge President Buhari’s movement and even tried to stop him from visiting Kano State.
“More disquieting is the fact that the APC Presidential Campaign sought to humiliate and harm President Buhari while performing his official duties in Kano.
“It should be noted that the APC presidential candidate has been displaying open aversion and making inciting statements against President Buhari since Mr President’s declaration, in line with democratic best practice all over the world that Nigerians should freely vote for any candidate and party of their choice in the 2023 general elections.
Also, the spokesperson for the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Dino Melaye, who shared one of the videos from the reported attack, blamed it on the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
In a post, he wrote, “The fight between Tinubu and Buhari is entering a new dimension. The attack in Kano was properly coordinated and funded allegedly by Asiwaju.