The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) has slammed the Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities over the motion of bandit terrorists who subjected the kidnapped victims of the Abuja-Kaduna prepare assault to extreme beating.
The opposition PDP said that the dehumanisation of the victims is proof that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed in each side.
Naija Information experiences that the PDP spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, said this throughout a press convention on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
It is going to be recalled that as earlier reported by Naija Information, a video showing terrorists flogging victims of the Kaduna-Abuja prepare assault has surfaced on-line.
Within the video, the terrorists are seen flogging among the victims kidnapped on the Kaduna-bound prepare on March 28, 2022.
The gunmen within the video additionally boasted that they might destroy the nation, kill the remaining passengers of their custody and promote out the others.
The terrorists also threatened to kidnap and kill President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State.
Ologunagba mentioned the PDP is deeply saddened, alarmed and distressed by the video which establishes that the victims have been within the terrorists’ den for no less than 120 days.
He mentioned: “It’s certainly heartbreaking to observe fathers, moms, husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, helpless youngsters; compatriots and residents of Nigeria in captivity and being tortured, brutalized, humiliated and crying in ache, agony and anguish simply because now we have the misfortune of being underneath the All Progressives Congress (APC) authorities that has confirmed to be derelict, irresponsible, unconcerned and fully numb to the pains and sufferings of our residents.
“The emotional toll of this unhappy incident on the victims, their households and your entire nation can’t be quantified, notably on the youthful technology who witnessed the humiliation of their mother and father and breadwinners in such grotesque circumstances.
“It will actually have a generational consequence on the emotional and psychological make-up of our younger individuals with the potential for shedding religion in our nation and the capability for empathy.
“Certainly, as a Get together, our hearts bleed! The APC authorities has irretrievably failed our nation. Underneath the APC, Nigeria is quick sliding right into a Hobbesian State the place the Rule of Regulation, Order and management are absent and the place a merciless, inhumane and insensitive bunch of human beings in authorities have deserted our residents to killers, terrorists and bandits.
“This disquieting video is a heart-rending testomony of the reported complicity and failure of the APC authorities to take decisive actions to rescue the victims for the reason that grotesque prepare assault by which very promising Nigerians together with a 29 years outdated feminine medical physician have been brutally killed and others have been taken captive by terrorists since then.”
Ologunagba said that the APC authorities has did not cease the continual mass killing by terrorists in numerous components of the nation, saying that the federal government has ceded sovereignty over a big portion of the nation to terrorists.
“It’s a painful commentary on the persevering with mass killing by terrorists in numerous components of our nation in addition to a affirmation of the agony of a whole bunch of our residents together with college students, who’re being tortured and executed in numerous terrorists’ dens enabled by the APC authorities.
“Nigerians can recall how the PDP on numerous events alerted that the APC authorities has ceded sovereignty over a big portion of our nation to terrorists, lots of whom have been imported into our nation by the APC.
“From the video, in a brazen method, terrorists as non-state actors boldly confirmed their faces, boasting, admitting and confirming their participation within the Kuje Jail break, a few of whom have been former jail inmates who have been both jailed or awaiting trial for his or her earlier terrorism act towards our nation.
“Nigerians can equally recall the confession by the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai that the APC authorities is aware of the plans and whereabouts of the terrorists however did not act.
“Between 2020 and 2022 about 18,000 Nigerians have been killed by terrorists who proceed to be emboldened by the failures and apparent complicity of the APC and to which the PDP had at all times drawn consideration.
“This isn’t politics; that is about humanity and management, which management sadly and sadly is lacking in our nation at this time.”