By Deji Elumoye
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received in audience the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Dimeji Bankole, and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. The two politicians recently defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
They were accompanied to the State House, Abuja by the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the APC, and Governor of Yobe, Mai Mala Buni; Governor of Jigawa State, Mohammed Badaru and his Kebbi state counterpart, Atiku Bagudu.
Daniel was governor of Ogun State from 2003 to 2011 while Bankole was Speaker of the House of Representatives (2008–2011).