Defection: Aggrieved APC Senators meet Buhari, make u-turn 




Aggrieved Senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), totalling 22, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Tuesday .

The Senators who were led to the State House by the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (APC Abia North), resolved to shelve their plans of dumping the party after meeting with the President.

Plan of Defection by the Senators was sequel to the losses suffered by them at APC primaries last month.

Leader of the delegation, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, said the lawmakers felt disenfranchised by the process.

 President Buhari reportedly urged the Senators to exercise restraint in their decision to defect from the party as their matter would be looked into .

Speaking on the outcome of the meeting through a signed statement, Senator Kalu said the aggrieved Senators would no longer pursue defection from the APC. 

 “Earlier this afternoon, I led the 22 aggrieved Senators and members of the All Progressive Congress to President Muhammad Buhari,GCFR.

“Our meeting with Mr President was successful and the issue of decamping from our party has been laid to rest”, he said.

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