- President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to name the weak and selfish politicians that dumped APC
- Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano state governor who challenged the president to name the politicians recently defected from the ruling patry
- The president had alleged that former members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who defected are weak and selfish politicians
Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso urged President Muhammadu Buhari to name the weak and selfish politicians that dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The former Kano state governor and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said this while reacting to Buhari's speech in which said the president said former members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who defected are weak and selfish politicians.
Buhari was recently quoted as saying that: “The weakest whose sense of expectation do not align with our vision have exited our party. We now have a party of strong and patriotic people who are ready to work for a strong Nigeria.”
Vanguard reports that Kwankwaso’s spokesperson Hajia Binta Spikin challenged the president to state plainly the names of defectors he was referring to.
“The president should have come plain so that we would know who exactly he was referring to. But my leader and the Rabi’u Kwankwaso that I know is not weak because his achievements are there to speak for him,” she declared.
Speaking on the achievement of his her principal, she said: “What he has been able to achieve in Kano in four years alone defines him as a strong, visionary, compassionate leader who knows what he wants and how to get it.”
“He is the only leader that I know who has been able to put Kano on a sound footing and erect infrastructure projects – over 6,000 of them between 2011 and 2015; they are there for you to touch, feel and use. A weak person cannot achieve that,” she said.
“He cannot be selfish too because he remains the only governor of Kano who did not collect the security vote. The man’s cult-like followership is because he is strong and people know that he is not selfish, and he can deliver,” she explained.
NAIJ.com had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, September 11, received expression of interest and nomination forms and reiterated his administration’s determination to continue on the path of building a strong, virile and corrupt-free Nigeria.
The president spoke after receiving the forms bought for him by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He observed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would now be stronger as the weakest politicians had left the party.
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