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ninth Senate: Why We Picked Lawan For Senate Presidency – APC



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The All Progressive Congress (APC) has explained why it picked Ahmed Lawan, the current leader of the 8th Senate, as its candidate for Senate Presidency in the 9th Senate.

Mr Lawan was the popular candidate of the ruling get together when the formation of the eighth Senate was due in 2015. However the dream didn’t come true as a result of one other lawmaker, Bukola Saraki, who belonged to the get together on the time emerged winner.

The emergence of Mr Saraki was in opposition to the want of the APC with a number of makes an attempt to oust the highest lawmaker thwarted. He was elected Senate President on account of an alliance he shaped with the opposition Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) to hold them alongside.

The spokesperson of the ruling get together, Lanre Issa-Onilu, stated the APC settled for Lawan as a result of identical to Saraki, the lawmaker is ready to carry his colleagues alongside.

“You will need to word that one of many key concerns for adopting him because the get together’s candidate for the Senate Presidency is his means to hold everybody alongside,” Mr Issa-Onilu stated.

“On high of that, the get together has confidence in him to not compromise the progressive ideology of APC. So clearly, Senator Ahmed Lawan is able to conducting his negotiations inside the prism of APC’s goals,” he added.

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