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Saraki, Dogara to approve Lawan, Gbajabiamila as principal officers

24 June 2015, 11:10

Abuja - The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun on Tuesday mandated Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to approve the party’s candidates for the remaining principal offices in the National Assembly, reports The Nation.

Oyegun in a letter to Saraki and Dogara said the party after excessive consultations has arrived at its candidates for the positions.

Also read: Saraki, Lawan loyalists disagree on senate majority leader

Oyegun in a letter to Saraki noted that the party has settled for Senators Ahmed Lawan and George Akume as Majority Leader and Deputy Majority Leader respectively.

He added that the party’s choice for the Chief Whip of the Senate is Sola Adeyeye while Abu Ibrahim should deputize for Adeyeye.

To Dogara , Oyegun said Femi Gbajabiamila and  Alhassan Ado Doguwa are the party’s candidates for the Majority Leader and Deputy Majority Leader respectively

He stated that M. T. Monguno and Pally Iriase are the party’s candidates for the Chief Whip and Deputy Chief Whip respectively.

Oyegun urged both leaders to respect party’s decision and not disappoint the party.

Read more at The Nation.

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