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Saraki, Dogara defy APC

24 June 2015, 16:00

Abuja - The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the choice of candidates for the remaining principal offices in the National Assembly is far from being over, reports Premium Times.

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are set to defied the party in the selection of the principal officers.

They are planning the reject the party’s candidates for the positions in the two chambers of the National Assembly.

Also read: APC senators in near fisticuffs over sharing of positions

The two leaders are yet  to accept the party’s terms as at Wednesday morning.

The party’s Chairman, John Oyegun had on Tuesday written both Saraki and Dogara, informing them of the party’s nominees for the positions.

Oyegun directed them to ensure that the party’s wish is carried out without further delay.

Both Saraki and Dogara are insisting on a different sharing arrangement for the positions.

Read more at Premium Times.

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