By Lami Ladan
A very interesting news item in the past week was the brickbat between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) concerning how Nigeria fared under the administrations of the two political parties.
Perhaps it would be an interesting academic research work to have analytics comparing the first five years of PDP’s Obasanjo-Atiku and APC’s Buhari-Osinbajo administrations. Well, one fact that is clear to all Nigerians is that in the case of the former, the presidency was defined by the names of the two personalities at the helm of affairs.
In the later, the presidency has been by proxy as neither Buhari nor Osinbajo has ever been the main driver behind the wheels of state.
It’s unfathomable to have all these achievements as reeled out by the APC publication in a national newspaper, yet, the poverty rate in the country is alarming and has never been this high. One can only conclude that their so-called achievements are mere dreams based on our reality today’s