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Senate Presidency: Goje, Ndume Meet Tinubu In Saudi Arabia



Former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) reportedly met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Saudi Arabia.

The lawmaker who was said to have travelled to the Arab nation for lesser hajj met with Tinubu after the breaking of fast.

According to ThisDay, Danjuma Goje, who is yet to declare for the Senate Presidency, met with Tinubu alongside Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC-Katsina South).

The ruling APC and Bola Tinubu have endorsed Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.

Meanwhile, a contender for the position of Senate President, Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South) also met with Tinubu in Medina.

Also on Thursday, the Deputy Senate Presidency ambition of Senator Kabiru Gaya (Kano South) received the backing of a Coalition of Northern youths organisations.

The youth bodies, which include Northern Youths Council, Northern Youths Anti-corruption Frontier, Arewa Youths Development Forum, Northern Youths Assembly of Nigeria, Network for Northern Nigeria Youths and Fulbe Global Youths Network, said in a statement that Gaya’s emergence as Deputy Senate president would benefit the country.

The statement by the Coordinator of the coalition, Alhaji Aminu Saleh, said Gaya’s election would ensure equity and fairness among geopolitical zones.

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