A statement by the party's National Publicity Secretary,
The request was informed by massive corruption and lack of accountability on the part of the federal government, it alleged.
The party said even if the missing oil fund is only between 10 and
It described as disingenuous and sheer blackmail the argument that the money is for national security or that it would facilitate the release of the over 200 school girls who were abducted about 100 days ago.
"That argument is hollow. In the first instance, trillions of Naira has been allocated yearly - in the past few years - for security and defence, yet the fight against the insurgents rages on with deadly consequences.
"Secondly, the only reason the school girls have remained in captivity is the sheer cluelessness and incompetence on the part of the Jonathan administration, which waited for all of 19 days before even admitting that the girls were kidnapped in the first instance," the APC said.
It said putting more money "in the hands of an incompetent and massively corrupt administration can only encourage more incompetence and corruption. That is why we are asking the
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