The National Working Committee(NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will on Monday meet to ratify the zoning arrangement for the sharing of presiding officers’ positions in the 10th National Assembly to be inaugurated in June.
This is coming on the heels of a meeting the leadership of the committee held with the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday, where understanding and agreement were reached on the sharing formula for the six offices each in the two chambers of the National Assembly.
APC National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu last Wednesday told newsmen after an NWC meeting that the party was mulling a consensus arrangement in handling the 10th National Assembly leadership.
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He also said that the party will be consulting widely with the President-elect to enable the party and all aspirants to be on the same page.
The Friday’s meeting also directed the party’s leadership to ensure compliance with the arrangement by all the aspirants in the two chambers of the National Assembly.
Those in that meeting were APC National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu; the two Deputy National Chairmen, Senator Abubakar Kyari (North) and Chief Emma Enuokwu (South) as well as the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila and Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo- Agege were also in attendance.
In line with the Friday resolution, The Nation gathered that the National Chairman has summoned an NWC meeting for Monday 8th of May, 2023. The meetings by noon at the party National Secretariat in Abuja.
Credit: The Nation