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Defection: Lai Mohammed Calls For Calm in Kwara APC



The socio-cultural body of ‘‘Omo Ibile Igbomina’’ in Kwara has recommended Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, for re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Following the defection of some lawmakers from Kwara State from APC to PDP, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called on all party members and supporters in the state to remain calm, stating that there is no cause for alarm.
The Minister who is an indigene of Kwara State disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed said:  “Against the backdrop of the recent events at the National Assembly, I want to most sincerely thank all APC members and supporters in Kwara State for their unflinching commitment to ensuring that the party emerges stronger than ever in the state
“That commitment has been reflected in the overwhelming support and
solidarity that we have received, not just from our party members but
also from other parties and stakeholders across the state, since the
melodrama at the National Assembly on Tuesday.
“In particular, there has been an expression of overwhelming love and
support for President Muhammadu Buhari from across Kwara, in the
wake of the defections by federal legislators from Kwara”
He added that there are currently consulting with the national leadership of our great party, with a view to coming up with a programme of action that will take into consideration the recent developments.
“Our members and supporters should have no doubt whatsoever that
whatever decisions we take after the consultations will be in their
overall best interest”. The Minister said.

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