The Peoples Democratic Party has rejoinder the presidency’s statement that it kept quiet over the allegation that candidate Muhammadu Buhari’s financial and medical documents were hacked in buildup to the 2015 election.
A report by the Guardian UK newspaper recently reported that election fixers for Ex-President Jonathan hired data analysis company, Cambridge Analytics which in collusion with some Israelis hacked the documents to stop Buhari from emerging president.
Kola Ologbondiyan, the spokesman for the opposition party said there was no mention of PDP in the hacking expose. He went on to cite that the British newspapers equally absolved Jonathan of complicity in the incident.
The PDP said it was “shocked” at the “Buhari-led Presidency’s penchant for beguiling, contrivance, deceit, fabrication and lies”.
“Like a bunch of famished broom, it is clear that the sinking Buhari Presidency has become desperate in divert[ing] public attention from its multifarious failures and damning verdicts from national and international figures”, the PDP said.
Ologbondiya also said the PDP was not afraid of participating in the 2019 election. Rather he said the APC’s action shows it is “not only mortally afraid of elections but engaging in all manner of shenanigans to suppress opposition in our nation.”
A presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu had attacked the PDP over its silence on the hacking expose, prompting the opposition party’s rebuttal.