As for the electorate, there is evidence that Nigerians were more willing to play their part. The electorate monitored political parties very closely, an indication in my view that democracy in Nigeria is maturing.
"We have quite a number of other leaders who have come… in fact, once you have joined APC, all your sins are forgiven.”
When the man to his left corrected him, saying "gubernatorial", Buhari responded with "to our senatorial candidate".
Mr Gbadamosi, who was a member of PDP before defecting to the ADP, received rave reviews of his performance in the debate.
He said “Injustice, impunity, and lack of respect for party’s constitution” forced him out of APC.
The groups said their decision to dump Mr Buhari was due to “marginalization and deliberate impoverishment”.
The governor ’s declaration came as 26 aggrieved candidates of the APC loyal to the governor announced their defection to the APM.
The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, formally made the announcement on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.