Blame FG for the spike of COVID-19 - PDP

Blame FG for the spike of COVID-19 - PDP

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the federal government of being responsible for the high spread of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country.

The leading opposition party berated the government for their nonchalant and lackadaisical attitude towards checkmating the spike of the second wave   of the novel coronavirus.

PDP is also said that it's disheartening that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has clearly shown they have no capacity or ideas handle the situation beyond announcement of figures of infected persons, deaths, recoveries, discharges and issues of local protocols.

According to the spokesman of the party on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, he lamented that the lethargic approach of the government towards the situation has let to increased number of deaths of Nigerians, including prominent citizens, on a daily basis from Covid-19.

“The PDP is shocked that the Buhari administration did not make any budgetary provision in the 2021 Appropriation for the acquisition of essential therapeutics, including vaccines, even in the face of the heightened anxieties over the second wave of the pandemic in our nation.

“It is indeed the height of leadership failure that the Federal Government has not been able to take a decision on the type and quantity of vaccines expected as well as ancillary facilities and associated logistics, ” he said.