The Senator representing Kaduna
Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani has said that he and other aggrieved
members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will quit the party if the
identified challenges were not resolved.
The Senator spoke to journalists,
who paid him Sallah homage in Kaduna yesterday, adding that he will be
contesting the governorship of the state, unless the Kaduna political
stakeholders, which he is a member, decided otherwise.
Sani said, “We condemned the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the past for not being fair and just to its
members, but the APC has found itself in similar, if not worst situation, as at
Sani said himself and other party
members “will not tolerate or condone injustices”, noting that, “if solutions
to the identified challenges in the APC are not taken care of in the coming
weeks, there will be no going back on their decision to leave the party for
He added, “There is a Kaduna
political stakeholders, made up of former governors, lawmakers and various
party chieftains, and, as a team player, I am a member. I am going to contest
the governor of Kaduna State, but, if the stakeholders insist on me going back
to the senate, I will have no objection, whatsoever.
“Nigerians are now more resolved
and conscious to vote for people of integrity who will work for them, hence, I
have the confidence of winning my election in whatever party I contest, because
people will vote individuals based on merit, and not party, in the 2019 general
“As it is today, over 25
registered political parties have come to us to express solidarity and support,
and I can confirm to you that opposition from Kaduna State will come under an
alliance of forces in the coming elections.
“I want to make it clear that
should I contest and become the governor of Kaduna State, I will open the
government house to the masses.”