Buhari Hosts APC Senators-elect to Dinner

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Muhammadu Buhari

By Deji Elumoye in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday host all the 65 senators elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The dinner, which is scheduled for 7pm, is coming two days after the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, met with some re-elected APC senators at his Aso Drive, Abuja residence.

The senators-elect are to be led to the presidential dinner by Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, with Oshiomhole and some top party chieftains in attendance.

Sources told THISDAY that the president may at the dinner raise the issue of the 9th National Assembly that is to be inaugurated in June and the need for the party to harmonise its position on the election of presiding and principal officers of the legislature.

The 65 APC senators-elect are drawn from the six geo-political zones viz: South-west – 14, South-east – 2, North-west – 20, South-south – 3, North-east – 14 and North-central – 12.

Details later…