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Just in: Saraki visits Governor Okowa in Delta state

Just in: Saraki visits Governor Okowa in Delta state

Senator Bukola Saraki and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state are currently in a closed-door meeting at the government house in Asaba.

The Senate president who was said to have arrived unannounced was received by the governor and the state chairman of the PDP, Olorogun Kingsley Esiso, Punch reports.

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According to reports, the meeting is not unconnected with his rumoured presidential ambition in 2019 on the platform of the PDP.

Meanwhile, had reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, August 22, gave insight on why the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, was yet to reconvene the National Assembly despite pressure from all quarters of the polity.

The acting national publicity secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, said Saraki was aware that the ruling party has two-third of the majority needed to impeach him as Senate president.

Nabena said the Senate president was just buying time with the hope that APC would negotiate with him.

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He further advised Saraki to call for the reconvening of the National Assembly in the interest of the nation.

"He needs to resign from the position since he has moved to the PDP. And this is not negotiable. Nobody is negotiating with him. And if he doesn’t, he will be impeached democratically," Nabena said.

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