by Wale Odunsi
Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido on Thursday called his former members of the G7 group that later transformed into the nPDP and subsequently merged with the All Progressive Congress (APC) “criminals”.
Lamido, who spoke at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zonal rally in Gwaram local government area of Jigawa state, said it was unfortunate that the same politicians who benefited from the PDP were today its worst enemies.
“The new slogan in town now is change and anybody that mouths that platitude automatically becomes a progressive. People like Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Aliyu Wammakko, Nasiru El-rufai, Bello Masari and Sabo Nakudu were all made by the PDP,” said Lamido.
“They became what they are today by virtue of PDP. But today they have betrayed the party and they are calling the PDP all sorts of names. If the party is evil then they too are evil.”
Continuing, Lamido wondered why the APC presidential flag bearer, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), whom he described as “a good man” was accommodating politicians with “questionable characters.”
Lamido said: “Every Tom, Dick and Harry now hides under Buhari. Every politician with questionable background and criminal past are now hiding under Buhari.
“These are the same people we fought Buhari together with in 2003, 2007 and 2011. All of a sudden they are now Buhari loyalists.
“They betrayed PDP for APC, Buhari” – Lamido labels Kwankwaso, El-Rufai, others ‘criminals’
“If Buhari is as good as they are saying, why is he condoning these characters?” Lamido quipped.