Vanguard (Lagos)

4 December 2013

Nigeria: Tambuwal, Tinubu, Buhari, Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Wamakko, APC Govs in Crucial Meeting

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Abuja — SPEAKER, Federal House of Representatives elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was yesterday engaged in a marathon meeting with Governors who on Tuesday last week dumped the PDP for the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Also at yesterday's meeting which took place at the Kano State Governor's Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja were former Head of state and 2011 Presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Mohammadu Buhari and former governor of Lagos State and leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, just as Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti; Babatunde Fashola of Lagos; Bola Ajimobi of Oyo state, Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso of Kano; Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers; Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun; Murtala Nyako of Adamawa: Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto, among others.

Tambuwal who appeared for the meeting at Kano Lodge briefly after the commencement of the meeting, left thirty minutes later, but the meeting was still ongoing even when he left.

The meeting was still in progress as at press time.

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