Finally, APC Chairman Adamu Speaks on Possibility of Muslim Senate President

Finally, APC Chairman Adamu Speaks on Possibility of Muslim Senate President

  • The APC national chairman has finally addressed the call concerning a Muslim emerging as Senate president
  • A few hours before the March 18 election, Abdullahi Adamu maintains that it is not his call to determine whether a Muslim or Christian becomes president of the senate
  • Adamu further said the zoning of leadership positions in the National Assembly would be done accordingly, saying there's no need to rush

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, has clarified the issue regarding the selection of a Christian as the president of the 10th senate.

Meanwhile, there have been calls to appoint a Christian following the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling party.

National Assembly, Muslim Senate President, APC The national chairman Abdullahi Adamu, Christian Senate president
Adamu speaks on Muslim Senate President. Photo credit: Abdullahi Adamu
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Muslim senate president, Adamu clears air

But in an interview with Daily Trust on Friday, March 17, Adamu, when asked if there is a possibility of a Muslim Senate President emerging, said it is not for him to determine.

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He, however, noted that the party would be as equitable as possible and sensitive to the sentiments of Nigerians.

Adamu said,

“That is not for me to determine. But I want to assure you that we will be as equitable as we can and sensitive to the sentiments of Nigerians. It is not for me to decide at this stage. Mine is to lead the party to be fair-minded and equitable.”

Why we are delaying zoning National Assembly Leadership, Adamu Opens up

Speaking further on the main reason why the APC is delaying the zoning of leadership positions in the National Assembly, Adamu said,

"The inauguration of the elected lawmakers is in June, so there is no need to rush things."

However, he noted that the ruling party is mindful of repeating the leadership issue that happened in the 8th Assembly.

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In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that in less than two months before he has to leave office, one existential threat to the country must be tackled.

The president said this on Thursday, March 16, when he received the Code of Conduct Tribunal's management led by Danladi Yakubu Umar, its chairman.

In a veiled message to Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, Buhari expressed the desire that his successors should sustain the foundation his administration laid down on the war against corruption.

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Meanwhile, congratulatory messages continue to pour in for president-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

The latest is from Hon. Mike Msuaan, an All Progressives Congress chieftain and party's presidential council member.

The Benue-born politician stated that Tinubu possesses the strength of character and knowledge to preside over Nigeria.


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