2019: Saraki, Melaye, Nwaoboshi, Okowa, others meet in Delta

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The President of the Nigeria Senate, Bukola Saraki (2nd left); Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left); Senator Dino Melaye (right); Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and Other’s, during a courtesy visit on the Governor, in Government House Asaba.

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Government House, Asaba.

This is the first time the President of the Senate will be visiting Okowa, his former colleague at the Government House since his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).

Saraki, who arrived unannounced was received by the governor and the state chairman of the PDP, Olorogun Kingsley Esiso.

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We learnt that the meeting is not unconnected with his rumoured presidential ambition in 2019 on the platform of the PDP.


From right; Delta State PDP Chairman, Barr. Kingsley Esiso; Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, during a courtesy visit on the Governor, in Government House Asaba.

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The Senate President had since his defection to the PDP consulted prominent leaders in the country including former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.

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As of the time of submitting this report, the duo had spent over 30 minutes discussing.

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