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Saraki, Akume divide North-Central Senate caucus

2015-04-23 12:35
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The race for the Senate President seat has divided current and newly elected senators from the North-Central, reports Vanguard.

The division is over who to support between the two leading candidates for the position from the zone.

Senators Bukola Sariki and George Akume have shown interest in the post.

Also read: Saraki, Akume jostle for Senate President seat

The ambition of the two senators has divided the caucus into two camps with those in support and those against each of the candidates throwing up their advantages and disadvantages..

The split has led to some other senators from other zones to be looking outside the North-Central towards the Northeast and are said to be putting Senator Ahmad Lawan as their preferred candidate.

Read more at Vanguard.

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