Saraki loyalists reject Lawan, Akume as Senate leaders

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The current crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC), got worse on Saturday when senators loyal to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, vowed to resist alleged moves by the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other party chieftains to present Senators Ahmad Lawan and George Akume as the Senate leader and deputy, respectively.
Senators Ahmed Sani-Yerima and Danjuma Goje, spoke with journalists in Abuja and specifically declared that the plans by the leadership of the APC to fill the remaining four principal-officer positions with ranking members of the Senate Unity Forum was totally unacceptable.
The Senators Unity Forum consists of loyalists of Lawan, who lost the Senate Presidency bid to Saraki.
It was learnt that the APC leadership had allegedly been trying to arrange Lawan as the Senate leader and Senator George Akume as his deputy.
The pro-Lawan group, which has the backing of former Gov. Tinubu, was also said…

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