APC Remaining Senators Visit President Buhari, affirms loyalty
Senators Soji Akanbi,Lanre Tejuoso, Shehu Sanni are amongst the remaining All Progressive Congress Senators who visited the President, yesterday to assure him of their loyalty,
It will be recalled that several Senators of the ruling party recently left to join the opposition with Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the major beneficiary from the defections that took place in the Senate.
However in a display of loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari, some of the Senators who were reported to have abandoned the ruling party recinded their decision. These Senators and others were led to a meeting with the president, by Adams Oshiomole the National chairman of the APC.
Also at the meeting was Senator Adesoji Akanbi, Oyo South, who Mr Saraki also claimed had joined the PDP. He emphatically denied the list of defectors as dubious the following day, saying he remains a member of the APC.His showing up at the meeting with President Buhari affirmed his faith in the APC.
Senator Shehu Sani from Kaduna, who has been blowing hot and cold about his political allegiance was also at the meeting, exchanging banters with his colleagues.
Those who also attended the meeting included Sen. Adamu Aleiro, Bala Ibn Na-Allah, Aliyu Wamako, Ibrahim Gobir, Kabiru Marafa and Abu Ibrahim.
Others included Kabiru Gaya, Barau Jibrin, Abdullahi Gumel, Ahmed Lawan, Ali Ndume, Abubakar Kyari, Baba Kaka Garbai, Aliyu Abdullahi, David Umaru and Abdullahi Adamu.
Sen. George Akume, Francis Alimekhina, Andrew Uchendu, Magnus Abe, Ovie Omo-Agege, John Enoh, Nelson Effiong, Andy Uba, Sunny Ugboji, Hope Uzodinma, Ben Uwajimogu, Yusuf Abubakar and Oluremi Tinub were also in attendance.
Also Gbenga Ashafa, Solomon Adeola, Tayo Alasoadura, Ajayi Boroffice , Yele Omogunwa, Fatima Rasaki, Olanrewaju Tejuoso and Yahaya Abdullahi.
With Tejuoso,Akanbi and Sani now firmly identifying with the APC, the party maintains its majority status in the Senate.