Senator Godswill Akpabio has met with President Buhari in London.

This was made known by a presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi.

Ogunlesi in a post on Twitter, said that Akpabio met with the President on Sunday, August 5, 2018.

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APC ready to welcome Akpabio

The President's Special Assistant on Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla had earlier told Premium Times that Akpabio, a former Governor and PDP chieftain, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He said “Senator Akpabio is defecting to the APC, you can take that to the bank”.

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Sources in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have alleged that Akpabio is moving to the APCto avoid prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Obono-Obla also revealed that a ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, to receive Senator Godswill Akpabio.