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Speaker Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets NASS APC caucus

Speaker Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets NASS APC caucus

The national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by its chairman, Adams Oshiomhole had a meeting at the Sheraton Hotel on Tuesday, August 14.

The committee met with the National Assembly APC caucus members to strategise towards reconvening the two chambers of the legislature which has been on recess.

However, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who is rumoured to be making plans of defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party was visibly absent at the meeting.

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Dogara as the number one man at the House of Representatives and also a member of the APC was expected to be at the meeting.

The meeting comes shortly after the Speaker and the Senate President in a joint statement explained why the National Assembly could not reconvene on Tuesday, August 14, to deliberate on the INEC budget for the preparation of the 2019 general election.

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However speaking at the meeting, Oshiomhole said: “The Governors are not here, but we still have 22 solid Govs out of 36 and even the Mayor of Abuja is on our platform, the Honourable Minister of the FCT."

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Meanwhile, previously reported that Oshiomhole had said that the Senate President would be legally impeached.

He said the ruling party has resolved to explore every legal means to ensure the impeachment of Bukola Saraki.

The national chairman of the APC said Saraki would be impeached and replaced with a loyal party member.

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