Claiming that he has spent his "life and money" for the PML-N and occasionally went to jail for the party, Zaeem Qadri has decided that he wants to go solo after he was reportedly not awarded a ticket.
In a fiery press conference, the pugnacious PML-N loyalist announced that he will contest the upcoming elections from Lahore's NA-133 constituency independently. The main target of his presser was not the party, however; it was the Sharif scion Hamza Shahbaz.
Apparently airing a decade-worth of grievances against Hamza, Qadri alleged that all he (Hamza) has done in the past 10 years is raise an army of "employees, boot polishers and masseurs" in Punjab and he cannot put up with it any longer.
"I cannot polish Hamza Shahbaz's boots," Qadri declares.
"People know that you were nowhere to be seen in the last 10 years," he said while addressing the PML-N leader, and challenged him to face him in the poll. "My election is against you Hamza Shahbaz," he warned.
Get more of the heated press conference here.