Details Emerge as Shettima, Adamu Meet APC Lawmakers-Elect in Aso Rock

Details Emerge as Shettima, Adamu Meet APC Lawmakers-Elect in Aso Rock

  • Vice President-Elect Kashim Shettima and APC chairman Abdullahi Adamu met with APC lawmakers-elect on Monday, March 13
  • At the meeting, Shettima who spoke on behalf of President-elect Tinubu said his principal has no favourite candidates for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly
  • The APC chairman also charged the lawmakers to go to their constituencies and worked for the party's victory in the March 18 governorship and state assembly elections

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State House, Abuja - The Vice President-Elect, Kashim Shettima, met with senators-elect and members-elect of the House of Representatives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, March 13.

The meeting was held at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, according to The Punch.

Kashim Shettima/APC lawmakers-elect/Tinubu/10th National Assembly
Vice President-Elect Shettima met wit APC lawmakers-elect in Aso Rock on Monday, March 13. Photo credit: Kashim Shettima
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Those in attendance include Shettima, Senate President Ahmed Lawan; Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Senator Godswill Akpabio, APC Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu; amongst others.

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At the meeting, President-elect Bola Tinubu who was represented by Shettima revealed that he has no preferred candidates for the leadership of both chambers who will constitute the 10th National Assembly.

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A member-elect for Bungudu/Maru Federal Constituency of Zamfara State, Abdulmalik Bungudu, revealed this after the meeting, according to The Punch.

Bungudu said Tinubu told the newly elected lawmakers that he had no preferred candidates for any of the principal offices of the 10th NASS.

“For now, he (Tinubu) said he doesn’t have anybody that he prefers to have as Senate President or Speaker, but consultations are going to continue to get the way out for the party and to also ensure the party emerges victorious in the forthcoming governorship and Houses of Assembly elections," he said.

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APC asks lawmakers-elect to mobilise for governorship elections

Meanwhile, the APC chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, also charged the legislators-elect not to rest yet over the electoral victories that paved their way to the next National Assembly.

He asked the newly elected lawmakers to go back to their constituencies to work for the victory of the party's candidates in the March 18 Governorship and Assembly elections in their various states, The Nation reported.


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