The former governor of Kano state and Senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to name the weak and selfish politicians that dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC).
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that the presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who recently defected from APC made the statement while reacting to Buhari’s speech in which the president described the former members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who defected as weak and selfish politicians.
President 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.”
Reacting to the president speech, Kwankwaso’s spokesperson Hajia Binta Spikin challenged the Mr. Buhari to mention 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.
In an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms today Wednesday, September 12.