APC Reveals when it decides Zoning of Senate President



The All Progressives Congress (APC) reveals when it will decide zoning of Senate President.

The party said it will provide a two-day retreat for all its senators-elect in Abuja on Friday and Saturday, TheCable reports.

It is considered that the APC will put to rest the matter of the zoning of the senate president post at the retreat.

George Akume (Benue), Bukola Saraki (Kwara) and Ahmed Lawan (Yobe) are those senators who have shown interest in the top position of the upper chamber.

Lai Mohammed, party’s spokesman, released a statement in Abuja, May 21, Thursday.

According to which the party said the retreat would be held at the Ibeto Hotel in Apo area of the city.

It advised the senators-elect to arrive at the place, where accommodation arrangements have been made for them, by 6 p.m. on Friday as there would be a closed-door meeting between all senators-elect and party chieftains at 8 p.m. on the same day.

The statement reads:

The two-day retreat is part of efforts being undertaken by the party to ensure that the legislators hit the ground running for the benefit of Nigerians.”

It was earlier said that APC does not dismiss this principle, but assured Nigerians it will not impose anybody for the positions of Senate president and speaker of the House of Representatives.

Source: Naij