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Buhari’s aide warns corrupt politicians defecting to APC, says Melaye needs mental evaluation

Buhari’s aide warns corrupt politicians defecting to APC, says Melaye needs mental evaluation

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has warned corrupt politicians who think they will escape justice by defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Onochie stated this in response to the sentencing to 14 years in prison of former Taraba State governor, Mr. Jolly Nyame, by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory headed by Justice Adebukola Banjoko on Wednesday.

She also reacted to attack on Buhari by Senator Dino Melaye, wondering why the senator who is standing trial for alleged criminal offences, should be allowed to return to the Senate without proper mental evaluation.

On corrupt politicians in APC she said on a Facebook post, “For seven years under the PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) led government, Ex Gov. Jolly Nyame stood at the door steps of justice.

“Then he defected to APC, and in three years, Honourable Justice Adebukola Banjoko, led him to the bowels of Justice, giving the people of Taraba, the justice they deserve. This is a clear signal that the War on corruption is in full swing.

“It’s evidence that our laws can reach everywhere. This is a clear evidence that APC is not a hiding place for those who have questions, criminal questions to answer. The long arm of the law will grab all those who believe that by joining APC, they are washed clean. APC is not a harbour for those running from the law.

“It’s a victory for all law abiding citizens of this nation and hope for all those wards, local government areas, states, constituencies and senatorial districts where their elected leaders and representatives have betrayed their trust by going to, and staying in bed with corruption and impunity.”

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Also reacting to Melaye’s call on Buhari to apologise to the National Assembly for criticizing the lawmakers last week, Onochie wrote on her Twitter handle:

“It’s an absurdity that Melaye, who is standing trial for alleged criminal offences, who in a suicide bid, jumped out of a moving vehicle and whose obsessive compulsion disorder makes him think he owns the #NASS, should be allowed to return to d Senate without proper mental evaluation

One day, Dino Melaye, will come to terms that the #NASS doesn’t belong to him. In his delusional state and on bail, he’s shamefully back to his clowning. I would hope that he confines his rascality to unsuccessfully suppressing opposing views in the Senate. Let the President be.

 

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