What I went to discuss with Buhari – Senate President

Ahmad Lawan, the President of the 9th Nigerian Senate, has disclosed what he went to discuss with President Muhammadu Buhari today.

Mr Lawan in a statement said he visited the president to discuss how to resolve the leadership crisis rocking the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).


After the Appeal Court upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole, asking the embattled national chairman of the APC to step aside from the saddle of leadership, who to succeed him has created factions in the ruling party.

While Victor Giadom, the National Secretary, declared himself the acting national chairman on the basis of the court order that suspended Mr Oshiomhole, the National Working Committee (NWC) opted for Senator Abiola Ajimobi, saying it was following the procedure stipulated in the constitution of the party.

Mr Ajimobi who is currently indisposed has Hilliard Eta, acting on his behalf.


“Earlier today, I was at the Presidential Villa on a visit to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari where we amongst other things discussed the crisis in our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC),” the top lawmaker said.

“I want to assure all members of the party that by the grace of God, in the next few days, we’ll see certain actions that would be taken to resolve the crisis. The current situation should not and must not be allowed to further degenerate than it has.

“I believe that we must go into the constitution of our party and see how we are to address the issues, but while we do this, we must not allow the situation to continue as it is today,” he added.



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