The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress led by National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu on Tuesday met with some contestants for the Senate President seat.
The meeting held at Tinubu’s Asokoro, Abuja home, in which they discussed the party’s choice for the President of the Senate, Deputy Senate President, Speaker, Deputy Speaker and other key seats.
About 10 senators are aspiring to be Senate Presidency while several members-elect are jostling for the speakership of the House of Representatives.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji; the Senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District, Opeyemi Bamidele; Senator-elect, Godswill Akpabio; the senator representing Kano North Senatorial District, Barau Jubrin; Deputy National Chairman for North, Senator Abubakar Kyari and the Secretary of the dissolved APC Presidential Campaign Council, James Faleke attended the meeting.
Others were the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajamiabila, former Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura and former Senator for Benue North-East senator, Barnabas Gemade, Senator Adeola Solomon, (Ogun West in the 10th Assembly) and Senator Tokunbo Abiru (Lagos East).
Both Barau and Akpabio are contesting the Senate Presidency.
It was learnt that Tinubu had meetings with Barau, Akpabio and Kyari individually before the arrival of Adamu.