The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, while speaking at the National Conference of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP held today at the Thisday Dome, Abuja, blasted the ruling party (APC) for not keeping to their campaign promises. Ekweremadu though also part of the present government, said, the All Progressives Congress, won the election because they were able to deceive Nigerians with sweet lies, he said out of all the campaign promises made, APC has not been able to fulfill ONE. Hear him;
“Unfortunately, the chicken has come home to roost sooner than anticipated. No campaign promise, I repeat, no promise made by the present APC administration has been kept.
“They promised to scale up the exchange rate of our currency to a Naira to one US Dollar. Have they kept this promise? They promised to bring back the Chibok girls in three months. Have they brought back the Chibok Girls? They promised to pay N5,000 to 25 million unemployed youths. Have they paid a kobo to any youth?
“They promised free meals to our children in the schools. Have they given any? They recently promised to end the Boko Haram insurgency in December 2015. We earnestly hope and pray that this particular promise is kept in the overall interest of our nation,” he said.
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