Former Speaker, Bankole Meets Abiodun

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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Governor of his home state, Ogun, Prince Dapo Abiodun, at the Oke-Mosan Secretariat.

The two leaders held a closed-door meeting that lasted about two hours.

Also at the meeting was the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters, Hon. Tunji Egbetokun.

The former Speaker had defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress last week. He, alongside a former Governor of Ogun State, Mr. Gbenga Daniel, also visited President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.

The new APC members made the list of the 65-member Strategy and Contact Committee of the APC inaugurated on Tuesday by the chairman of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni in Abuja.

Accosted by reporters, the former lawmaker was evasive, saying: “Yes, I was in the building. I met with the Governor”.

When asked of his impression of the Government of Dapo Abiodun, he quipped: “So far, so good”, adding that his meetings with both the President had “good outcomes”