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Akpabio lobbies PDP NWC for NASS position

10 July 2015, 17:03

Abuja - Former governor of Akwa Ibom State and now a serving senator, Godswill Akpabio has said he is still interested in becoming the Minority Leader in the Senate, reports  The Nation.

Akpabio who spoke in Abuja on Thursday shortly after a meeting with the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he has the capacity to occupy the position.

He stated that he was still holding consultation on the position, adding that the decision would ultimately belong to PDP members in the Senate.

Also read: Tribunal orders inspection of ballot papers in Akpabio’s election

Also read: Tribunal orders inspection of ballot papers in Akpabio’s election

He said he will make appropriate statement on whether to vie for the seat or not at the end of his consultations.

The party had zoned the Senate Minority Leader to South-South , the zone where the former governor comes from.

Read more at The Nation.

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