Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works, Power and Housing, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of rejecting restructuring, as well as devaluing the naira.
The opposition party has been clamouring for the restructuring of the country and has made it one of its campaign promises in the 2019 presidential election.
Fashola, who was speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Saturday, said the PDP also kicked against the Independent Power Project (IPP) instituted by the then governor, Bola Tinubu.
The minister, who was a former governor of the state, stated that the PDP made the national currency lost its value in the build-up to the 2015 general elections.
He said, “The other party, which has been clamouring for restructuring, rejected it in Lagos here. When our national leader, who was the governor then, instituted the Independent Power Project, Olusegun Obasanjo, who was the president of the country then, kicked against it and went to court.
“We won in court, courtesy of our vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who defended the state in court and we won.
“It was also in this state that the PDP devalued the naira. They were sharing money anyhow before the 2015 election”.
Fashola advised the supporters of the APC to collect money from the PDP if they were approached in exchange for vote and instead give their mandate to the ruling party.
“If they bring money to you now, collect it, it’s our money that they have stolen all these years. Collect it and vote for the APC,” he added.
The former governor further admonished the party supporters to turn out end mass and vote President Buhari in next week’s presidential election.
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