APC Clears Air On Senate President And Governor’s Reported Rift

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared the air on the reported rift between the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Kwara state Governor, Alh. Abdulfatah Ahmed.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki



The party in a statement issued on Monday, December 21, by its publicity secretary, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, a copy obtained by Leadership, denied reports on sections of the media that there was a brawl between the two chieftains.

The Kwara state APC said there was no rift between the Senate President and the state governor, adding that the leaders “share cordial and fraternal relationship as against rumour of purported rift being peddled by a section of the media.”  

The statement read in parts: “The leadership of All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has noted a report published by a national newspaper which insinuated a purported rift between the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the governor of Kwara State, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed.

“For the records, our party wishes to state that no such rift exist between our party leaders. Therefore, since there exist no rift, the claim of imaginary disquiet within our party in Kwara State cannot stand the test of logic and truthfulness.

“Obviously, the unpopular report was fuelled by gossips as stated in the report. It smacks of fictions and devoid facts. In fact, the report lacks credibility and the intention remains suspicious.


“The duo of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Abdulfatah share cordial and fraternal relationship. It is the best form of relationship that could exist between a predecessor and a successor. This relationship is bounded by their affinity for the people of Kwara State and their commitments to the growth of our dear state.

“Thus, the pervading peace in Kwara State is not threatened and the people of Kwara State are urged to disregard such baseless rumour as it lacks any iota of credibility.”

Meanwhile, Saraki who has been conducting the affairs of the upper chamber of the National Assembly recently said the on-going investigation into the arms deal in the Office of the National Security Adviser has called to question whether the .

It was also recently reported that the Nigerian Senate is set to commence investigation into 

Also, the suit seeking the removal of Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, from office on Monday, December 14,

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