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Monday, 27 November 2017

'APC Is My Root':Obanikoro Musiliu Reveals

  Former Minister;  Musiliu Obanikoro who recently defected to the APC after serving as a minister in PDP and contesting Lagos Guber elections in 2007 has come out to reveal that the APC is his root.

This was at a defection ceremony organised after his defection.

Obanikoro is currently under investigation of the EFCC for his role in diverting public funds and money laundering.

Prof. Itse Sagay; The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC)
said his defection would not prevent him from being investigated.

Sagay told I​ndependent that there will
be no soft landing for Obanikoro.
“His joining APC cannot save him from answering
for the corruption cases hanging on his neck.
”​I can assure you it cannot, because APC is not
“They are two different things and if he thinks by
joining APC, nothing will be heard of his case again,
then he is making a mistake”, he said.

Speaking at the defection ceremony,  the former governorship aspirant said.

“Today, I and others are not just joining the APC
for joining sake, we are joining because we are on a
“I had joined the PDP a few years ago with the
hope that certain things would be done right to
enable me make the desired impact. That did not
“And now, Asiwaju Tinubu has taken leadership to
another level, not only in the state, but at the
national level.
“So, my joining the APC is not by accident. It is to
return to my people and seek a platform on which I
can render service to my people, because leadership
is about service and co-ordination of talents to
achieve results.
“We have looked everywhere, and the only party
that offers that platform for service delivery is
the APC.
“For me, this is not really a defection; it is a
home-coming, because in a way, this is my root. I
am happy to return to my people; no place like
home,” he said.

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