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Senator meets Buhari in London ahead of APC reception

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

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”.

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).

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

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