The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has mocked Senators who dumped the APC for another party.
The Chairman especially mocked Senator Soji Akanbi, Monsurah Sunmonu and other senatorsfor defecting from the ruling APC to other political and then going to other party and still not win the position they contested for.
Oshiomhole stated this at a dinner hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari for all the party’s Senators, Senators-elect and some APC state governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He mocked the 15 out of the 16 APC Senators that defected to other parties saying that “Nigerians punished them”, noting that, “the one that God left was for him to entertain the house”, apparently making reference to Sen. Dino Melaye.
“We are far ahead of the main opposition in the parliament. 223 out of 360 we have all the numbers required to make all the laws in the national assembly.
“Only one out of 16 APC senators that decamped won election, it is the way God wants to punish them for us.
“Nigerians have decided to bless us with huge majority in the National Assembly because they want a vibrant government.
“God has given us the numbers to support your change government so that Nigerians especially the poor can benefit.
“We need to look inward and learn the right lesson from what happened in 2015. This time around, the strategic committees which were in the hands of opposition, we will ensure our members take charge.
“To do so, we thought it is important to sit down with you as our father (President Buhari) to discuss how the leadership of the national assembly will emerge.
“The purpose is to congratulate you and to provide a platform for the senators-elect to interact with you.” he said.