APC backs Lawan as new Senate Leader


THE All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday backed Senator Ahmed Lawan as he replaces Senator Ali Ndume for the position of Senate Leader.

The party said that, the development was a concrete expression of faith by the APC Senate Caucus in its efforts to resolve the lingering issues that have trailed the election of Senate leadership.

The party’s position was contained in a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi.

“We believe this is a major step forward in our efforts to reunite the various interest groups in the Senate election, thereby presenting a common legislative front for our great party.

“We are particularly delighted that the consultations that were initiated towards the end of 2015 between the Party caucuses in the National Assembly and the party executives, as well as other leading stakeholders of our party have yielded…

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