|Senator Bukola Saraki,involved in Senate presidency drama with PDP and APC.|
This is such a weird situation.It's obvious the PDP are trying to mess with APC in this political chess game.Why would they nominate Bukola Saraki who was not nominated by his own party? If he wins,who does he now show loyalty to? This is gonna be very interesting.If the PDP really backs Saraki,coupled with his own APC supporters,he might very well win,then what happens? Wahala dey!
Following the fracas in the APC over the choice of the candidate of the National Assembly Senate president,the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted APC's Senator Bukola Saraki as their candidate for the position of Senate President in the National
Assembly leadership election to be held today.
PDP also adopted Hon. Yakubu Dogara for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
According to a statement by National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, the party urged its senators and members-elect in the House of Representatives to support its candidates.
The party therefore urges its senators and members-elect in the National Assembly to act accordingly.”the statement readYesterday, the Bukola Saraki led fraction ignored a peace meeting with the vice president,Yemi Osibanjo.They claimed he had little political distance from Bola Tinubu..
Meanwhile,in a press release,Senator Saraki has denied snubbing Prof Yemi Osinbajo in a truce meeting..see the release below...