- Details of President Bola Tinubu's meeting with the senate president, Ahmad Lawan, and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have been revealed
- Though details of the meeting were not disclosed, a source disclosed that Lawan told the president that there was fire on the mountain concerning the 10th assembly leadership race
- The revelation came at a time Lawan denied the report that he was nursing the ambition of becoming the next senate president
What Tinubu discussed with Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila
Details of the meeting between the three leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were not disclosed, but Vanguard revealed that Lawan gave Tinubu the actual situation as regards the rocking the zoning formula of the APC National Working Committee.
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The revelation came at a time that the senate president denied the report that he was aspiring for the position of the 10th senate president, adding that national interest will determine the next leader of the Red Chamber.
According to the paper, a reliable source privy to the details disclosed that the meeting was an eye-opener for Tinubu as Lawan “politely told the president that there is fire on the mountain.”
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The source's statement reads in part:
“It was today (yesterday) at the meeting the president got to know that he was either misinformed or distorted pieces of information were handed to him in respect of the National Assembly leadership."
The source alleged that Gbajabiamila is using the same method he used to send out the name of Godswill Akpabio and Tajudeen Abass for the position of the next senate president and speaker to corner President Tinubu into another box.
Bola Tinubu: President may go after Bureau De Change if he wins against subsidy
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu hit the ground running on Monday when in his inaugural speech, he reiterated a promise he made to Nigerians while campaigning for the presidency.
Upon delivering his speech, oil marketers kicked the president for pronouncing that the fuel subsidy was gone, and they closed many filling stations and inflated the price of petrol.
However, if Tinubu succeeds in removing the fuel subsidy, Bureau De Change operators are likely to be his next target as regards reforms.