North Central governors, APC chairmen endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila for Senate President and House Speaker

82,089FansLike
2,966FollowersFollow
2,700SubscribersSubscribe
82,089FansLike
3,122FollowersFollow
2,700SubscribersSubscribe

Updated: March 7, 2021


All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North Central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.

Plateau State Governor, Rt Hon. Simon Lalong disclosed this to newsmen after a closed-door meeting of stakeholders from the zone at the Plateau State Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja.

[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with APC Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan. Others are APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Osiomhole and SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha during a dinner with APC NWC Members, Returning and Newly Elected Senators held at the Presidential Banquet Hall Monday night in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MARCH 25 2019.

Addressing newsmen, the governor said, “a meeting of governors and the party chairmen from North Central today resolved to go along with the decision of the party’s endorsement of Senator Ahmed Lawan as Senate President and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 9th National Assembly.

“Since it was a party affair, our decision was in line with the wish of the party and that is why we the governors and state chairmen of our party from the zone are in support of the decision of the party”.

When asked what the zone stands to gain in the power sharing formula, Gov. Lalong said, “we are still deliberating. We have not exhausted the positions with respect to zoning. Our decision and position are only on two issues, while the rest delibrations are ongoing. There is going to be a continuation of our meeting in respect of positions to the North Central with both Mr. President and the party”.

The meeting which lasted for more than one hour had in attendance, Governor Lalong, his Niger State counterpart, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Almakura and Benue State APC governorship candidate, Barrister Emmanuel Jime. 

State APC Chairmen in attendance were Engr. Jibrin Imam of Niger State, his Kogi State counterpart, Alhaji Abdullahi Bello, Nasarawa State’s Philips Shekwo, Chief Letep Dabang of Plateau State, Comrade Abba Yaro  of Benue State, as well as the FCT’s Abdullahi Usman.

[/read_more]

WhatsApp Image 2020 12 12 at 17.28.57
Today News Africahttps://todaynewsafrica.com
Today News Africa is a US-based international news organization focused on US-Africa policy and breaking news. Our goal is to provide truthful and exclusive stories to a diverse audience across North America and the African Continent. Subscribe to our news page at https://todaynewsafrica.com/ and Follow us on Twitter @todaynewsafrica

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Now

TRENDING

Nobel Peace Prize winning Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed under fire for ethnic cleansing and human rights abuses

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for “his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation.” However, he has recently become the subject of intense scrutiny after multiple reports have found him responsible for leading violent ethnic cleansing in the Tigray Region.In the entire history of the Nobel Peace Prize, which has been around for well over a century, the...

Stay connected

[/read_more]

[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

error: Alert: Content is protected !!
Share
Tweet
Reddit
Pocket
Share
More