R-APC commends defecting lawmakers, slams IGP

Prince Kassim Afegbua

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as a wellcome development, the defection of senators and members of the House of Representatives from the All Progressives Congress (APC ).

The party also condemned the invasion of the homes of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu by the police this morning.

In a statement sent to Frontline News Online, National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, called on Nigerians not to relent in protecting the country’s democracy as displayed by the condemnation that followed the police’s presence at the senators homes.


The statement read in part: “Once again, we salute our members who have effectively re-adjusted their membership into the PDP to join forces with other like-minds to vote out this analogue leadership that has become a pain in the necks of Nigerians. And the coming days will also witness other decampees across the country for the great democratic challenge ahead.

“We wish to call on Nigerians and members of the international community to rise up to the occasion of safeguarding our democracy that is presently under siege midwived by desperate leaders who are poised for unhealthy and undemocratic showdown.

“We fought hard to birth this democracy, hence we will not sit back and watch the descent to anarchy by agents of destruction populated in the APC. It is a call to collective responsibility by all lovers of democracy to help in calling the Inspector General of Police to order. This ridiculous show of impunity is an ill-wind that blows no good.

“While the nation is suffering in the hands of bandits, fulani herdmen, terrorists and kidnappers, as if it were unpoliced, the Inspector General of Police has suddenly developed erection in trying to undermine the institution of the Legislature. We say never again shall we allow anyone, no matter how highly placed, to undermine our democracy”.



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