Engineer Musa Yeketi, on Sunday officially dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress in Kwara state a day after he was suspended by the party.
Eng Yeketi, was a former commissioner for education in the state, defected alongside his 14 political groups to APC which he handed over to the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi.
While announcing his decamping at a ceremony attended by the deputy governor, stated that the imposition and leadership style of Senator Bukola Saraki as one of the reasons for his defection.
According to him, “Dr Olusola Saraki did not only mentor us into political maturity, he led and related with many of us who were either his lieutenants or foot soldiers like his children. This explains why I shall continue to respect him, even in death. He was a leader per excellence.”
“However, the approach of the scion of this dynasty is greatly different from baba’s, and this has a great effect on the structure late Olusola Saraki left behind. It was this approach that eventually punched the dynasty in the face; bringing it to total collapse in 2019.
“Nonetheless, a wise visitor must take his leave when his host presents him with shabby yams as supper.
“I am old and politically experienced enough to know when to quit a relationship or association, especially when the relationship turns one-sided.
“Governor AbdulRaman Abdulrazaq appreciates us, and that is why me and my teeming supporters are moving in to support him in moving the state forward.
“After all, we have got no other state to call ours. It’s imperative on us to support anyone willing to move the state forward in the interest of our children yet unborn, for posterity shall judge us if we do otherwise.”
He, however, encouraged other aggrieved members of PDP in the state “who are silently and grudgingly tolerating the “unprogressive” manner of managing their affairs, I urge you all to do the needful by joining the humbly performing governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, who has shown determination to take Kwara to the next level.”