Former Minister of Sports activities, Barr. Solomon Dalong, has vowed to dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, quickly, if the get together continues the best way it’s going now and loses favour with Nigerians.
The previous minister spoke to NAIJATABLOID when he accompanied the founding father of widespread Abuja-based King Adebayo Movie and Theatre Arts Community Tv, Prince Adewole Adebayo, who declare his intention to run the 2023 presidency earlier than pressmen on the Queen Lilian’s Home, Katampe, Abuja.
Adewole mentioned he can be working underneath a coalition of political events, which he would make public quickly.
He mentioned that what is occurring within the get together in the meanwhile would decide his subsequent transfer, including that the ruling get together has to this point failed the folks of Nigeria.
Dalong mentioned that with all the guarantees the APC made in 2015, he was not less than anticipating that by now Nigerians would have been like Dubai and never for residents to be “dying like flies and we’ll be helpless as a authorities.”
“I’m not that impressed with what we’ve got been capable of obtain since 2015. Once I was campaigning for APC in 2023, I used to be considering that by now, Nigeria would have been wanting like Dubai, that was what I anticipated,” he mentioned.
He continued, “I least anticipated that the APC, my get together, wouldn’t be run by a Caretaker Committee.
“In actual fact, I least anticipated that leaders of my get together would agree and permit the violation of the Structure of the Federal Authorities of Nigeria by our personal get together, the identical factor we accused the earlier PDP administration.
“If I deceive myself that I’m proud of what is occurring, then, I’m not being sincere. However let me additionally make this very clear, Nigerians are ridiculous folks. Individuals assumed that, ‘Oh, you might be speaking since you’re now not in authorities.’
“And my reply has all the time been the identical: is it as a result of I’m not in authorities that bandits set 43 folks ablaze in Sokoto; is it as a result of I’m now not a minister once more that over 200 folks had been killed not too long ago? Is it as a result of I’m now not a minister that 48 farmers had been slaughtered one after the other in Borno State?
“I’m nonetheless a member of the All Progressives Congress. I’ve not dumped the get together. I don’t wish to speculate. There are lots of issues which can be occurring within the get together.
“So, it’s what occurs within the get together that may decide by place in historical past. If the get together proceeds the best way it’s and loses favour with Nigerians, I’ll stand with the Nigerian folks and never comply with a political get together of the elites.”
Requested if accompanying Adewole on a day he declared to contest for the 2023 presidency was a transparent indication that he was dumping the APC and certainly abandoning his buddy, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dalong added, “I can’t abandon President Muhammadu Buhari as a result of he’s buddy and father.
“He means effectively for the nation, however I understand that good intentions alone aren’t sufficient to rework and alter the nation giving him the assist for him to try to not less than depart something as legacy for his tenure.” Supply: DailyPost