The coronavirus pandemic on its second visit is ravaging the whole world. The worsening increase of Covid-19 infection cases is very alarming in Nigeria.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has cast a stone on the Federal Government for lack of commitment and not been proactive to checking the possibilities of a return of the pandemic. The failure on the part of Federal Government to imbibe precautionary measures to prevent the second coming has triggered escalating deaths of citizens consequently.
Mr. Kola Ologbodiyan, the National Spokesman to the PDP on Wednesday 13th January, 2021 berated the spiking rate of death including prominent citizens from Covid-19 infections everyday, reprimanding that the APC Federal Government has no viable commitment to providing any solutions yet.
In the words of the PDP’s spokesman, “The PDP is shocked that Buhari’s administration did not make any budgetary provision in the 2021 Appropriation for the acquisition of essential therapeutics, including vaccines, even in the face of the heightened anxieties over the second wave of the pandemic in our nation”.
Speaking further, “It is indeed the height of leadership failure that the Federal Government has not been able to take a decision on the type and quantity of vaccines expected as well as ancillary facilities and associated logistics”, he added.
According to the opposition party, PDP, it’s disheartening to have seen no capability been exercised except the mere figure announcement of infections, number of deaths, successfully treated and discharged cases by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.