A very crucial meeting, which may not be unconnected with the trial of the embattled President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki yesterday held at the Aso Rock, Abuja, News Punch understands

The meeting, which was also reported by The Nation Newspaper has it that President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night held a closed door meeting with some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting started around 9.13 p.m when the President arrived the First Lady Conference Room, venue of the meeting.

Those at the meeting when it started included Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

Others include Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari and Senate Leader, Ali Ndume.

Also at the meeting were the National Chairman of APC, John Odegie-Oyegun, Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, and former Minister of Information, Tony Momoh.

The meeting was also attended by the APC Deputy National Chairman North, Shuaibu Lawali, and APC Deputy National Chairman South, Segun Oni.
The meeting was in progress at the time of filing this report.

However, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a prominent Chieftain of the APC was not in attendant.

Saraki is facing corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on 15-count charge over assets fraudulent assets declaration


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