A Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) senatorial candidate in Ogun State Olumide Aderinokun has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of attempting to normalize recession within the nation.
In an interview with DAILY POST, Aderinokun expressed displeasure over what he referred to as the sudden decline within the nation’s crude oil surplus account, the depreciation of the Naira, and the string of terrorist assaults within the Federal Capital Territory and different areas of the nation.
The senatorial aspirant stated the ruling get together has turned the nation the wrong way up however nonetheless attempting to get reward for driving the nation to predictable debt crises with no financial achievement.
He stated: “Our economic system is in a state of jeopardy as a result of the federal government has alerted us that they’re spending all their income on debt servicing, which merely means we’re on a cliff.
“They’ve turned every little thing the wrong way up and are attempting to normalise recession.
“The world is affected by inflation however it doesn’t cease the federal government from defending Nigerians with inner mechanisms, and we should always not have gotten to this place.”
Whereas condemning the extended ASUU strike, the PDP candidate stated it ought to not take a very long time for the federal government and ASUU to discover a resolution.
Aderinokun expressed worries that many youths are at residence whereas their colleagues at personal establishments are two ranges forward of them.
He added: “It mustn’t take this lengthy for the federal government to name ASUU for dialogue and discover a resolution to the lecturers’ calls for.
“On a regular basis we see our youths at residence whereas their mates in personal universities are two ranges forward of them.
Some are but to finish their admission course of since final yr and we’ve got one other batch that wrote JAMB this yr. This isn’t regular.”