Nigeria’s minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reacted to the defection of 14 senators, 36 house of reps members from the All Progressives Congress, APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Alhaji Mohammed described the development a the ‘removal of stones from the party’s rice’ and ‘sieving of sand from the party’s garri’. Addressing a rally in Kwara today, he said;
“Today is a special day. God has answered our prayers by exposing our political traitors. God has removed stones from our rice and sands in our gari,”.
“We are here today to assure that it is a new dispensation in Kwara APC politics. We are at home today to assure you that the party will be re-organized and re-positioned.”
“By exposing the enemies and traitors in our fold, God has given us the opportunities that we have been looking for to re-position our party.”
“These are people who had never given us peace and progress. Today, by the grace of God and with your support, APC will wax stronger in Kwara. What is in the offing is a mega party,”
“The party belongs to you all. We, therefore, reassure you that God is with us and the people of Kwara are with us.
“Since the day they decamped, you can see those who have come to our camp are more than those who left,” he said.