It's a welcome development - APC senator hails Obasanjo's coalition

It's a welcome development - APC senator hails Obasanjo's coalition

- The senator representing Kaduna central Shehu Sani has reacted to former president Olusegun Obasanjo's statement

- Senator Sani said former president Obasanjo is entitld to his opinion and it’s wrong for some people to insult him

- He, however, declared that the former president's coalition is the next political ship in Nigeria

Chairman of the senate committee on local and foreign debts senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna) has commended former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s coalition, saying that it is a good development.

Senator Sani who made this known while reacting to Obasanjo’s statement, said the former is entitled to his opinion and it’s wrong and immoral for some people to insult him, just because he expressed a contrary opinion.

Daily Trust reports that he said if the APC fails to address the internal wrangling within its fold, the third force is the next political ship.

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According to him, ''Third force is a welcome development if that will help in ensuring that people in power are held to account.

''What I can assure you is that all kinds of meetings are going on, and there is a seeming anger and discontent among the legislators.

''If the ruling party addresses its internal crisis it will avert an implosion. If it doesn’t, then the third force will be the next political ship.''

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The senator, who said he was unaware of the fact that 25 of his colleagues had thrown their weight behind the said build-up.

Meanwhile, had reported that Sani called on president Buhari to heed the admonition by Obasanjo and quit his re-election bid.

Sani who is a member of the All Progressives Congress, said the president should emulate Nelson Mandela of South Africa, and bow out while the ovation is loudest.

The senator said the views advanced by the former president remains the views of the majority in the ruling class.

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