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APC senators abandon Tinubu

06 August 2015, 14:16

Abuja - Senate President, Bukola Saraki may have finally succeeded in breaking the ranks of senators, who are oppose to his emergence at the Senate President, reports NewsDay.

Some of the aggrieved senators, who belong to the Unity Group, have finally agreed to serve in the various committees set up by Saraki.

The inauguration of the committees was shifted several times after some arrowheads of the anti-Saraki movement in the senate refused to accept their nominations into the committee.

Also read: Buhari, Tinubu in fresh plot against Saraki

But at the sitting of the upper chamber on Wednesday, the aggrieved senators finally accepted to serve in the committees.

Senator Babajide Omoworare, who was named as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business accepted the offer.

Chairman of the Unity Group, Senator Banarbas Gemade, also accepted to chair the Senate ad hoc committee on Roads.

The decision of Gemade and Omoworare, who are die hard loyalists of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC)l, Ahmed Tinubu, to serve in the committees has fueled speculation that the warring lawmakers may have dumped Tinubu.

Read more at NewsDay.

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