Hon.(ENGR) Setonji David, a Lagos lawmaker representing Badagry constituency 2 in Lagos state house of assembly has commend president Mohammed Buhari for enshrining democratic values even in the face of provocation.
Speaking in his office in Alausa Ikeja, Setonji told our correspondent that president Mohammed Buhari has shown to the world that democracy, democratic values and principles should be adhered to even in the face of major aggravation.
In his words,
“Defection, Decamping, or Cross Carpeting is not new to democracy, however what is new is the Spirit of democratic principle exhibited by Mr President.
….Wishing your Opponents well”
..Recall the President had said this through his media Aide Mr femi Adesina after the defection of the senate president, and 3 other governors.
“Mr President has shown he is a father figure to the nation, Nigerians should know that history has be rewritten.
“Remember in 2014, there are similar cases of cross-carpeting, Nigerians are not in a hurry to forget what the then President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan did to federal lawmakers,
… barricading the national assembly, ..teargasing federal legislators which resulted to distinguished Honorable members scaling fence to perform their legislative duties, but the case is not so this moment, the president has even wish the defectors well in their new party.
I must say this, for this singular act, Mr Mohammed Buhari has won the hearts of millions of Nigerians again”
“Let me strongly say this, We at the Lagos State Assembly and the whole of the Lagos executives and the good people of Lagos are solidly behind the leadership of Our president, the president of Nigeria, Mohammed Buhari, and our amiable
National Apex leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu and the new elected national chairman of our great party Comrade Adam Osiomhole