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I'm Happy They've Left APC With Their Troubles - Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he is happy that some members of the Senate and House of Reps left the party for opposition parties.

Oshiomhole, who spoke with journalists after meeting with President Buhari on Tuesday in Aso Rock, described those who left as “mercenaries”.

He said the APC is “not disturbed at all” and that he is not losing sleep over the defections.

Oshiomhole also said it is good that those who never believed in the APC are leaving ahead the electioneering activities because that would enable the party concentrate on its campaigns.

He said those who defected cannot affect the electoral fortunes of APC because President Muhammadu Buhari got more votes than them in their own constituencies in the last election.

He said even while they were in the APC, they constituted themselves as opposition to the ruling party.