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Buhari hosts APC governors and senators-elect to discuss 9th NASS leadership

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Buhari hosts APC governors and senators-elect to discuss 9th NASS leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night hosted state governors and senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Backstory: The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance included the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and other presidential aides.

The governors of Kogi, Jigawa, Oyo, Kaduna, Kebbi, Zamfara, Borno, Yobe, Plateau, Osun and Lagos were also in attendance. Senators-elect eyeing the senate presidency were also present. They include: Ahmed Lawan, Danjuma Goje and Ali Ndume, all from Northeast zone, as well as Abdullahi Adamu from the North Central zone.

NAN reported that the APC zoning formula for the election of a new Senate President for the 9th National Assembly may have been part of the issues that were deliberated at the dinner.

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