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I’m facing war to become senate president – Akpabio




Senator Godswill Akpabio, has called for prayers as he battles to succeed Ahmed Lawan as senate president, saying there is war out there for him.

Akpabio who ambition to become the Senate President for the 10th National Assembly is no longer news, said this during his speech when he met with the APC Non-Serving Senators Group in Abuja on Tuesday.

He also promised that the 10th Senate would collaborate with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to pay off the nation’s debts.

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“I am excited that God is keeping all of you alive. This is a family and I am very proud to belong to this family.

“I want to also appeal that you not only endorse us but support us with your prayers because what I am seeing out there is that it is a war. But I see it as a storm in a teacup,” Akpabio said.

The APC has zoned the Senate Presidency to Akpabio, Deputy Senate President Barau Jibrin (Kano), House of Representatives Speaker Abass Tajudeen (Kaduna) and Deputy Speaker Ben Kalu (Abia).


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