Godswill Akpabio meets president Buhari in London ahead of defection to APC
The former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London.’
Buhari is currently on a 10-working day vacation. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, had issued a statement that Buhari would be in London, United Kingdom, throughout the vacation period.
Okoi Obono-Obla, senior special assistant to the president on prosecution, had said the PDP senator will be welcomed into the party on Thursday at a rally in Akwa Ibom.
The Head of Digital Communication of the Presidency, Tolu Ogunlesi, confirmed the meeting between the President and Akpabio in London on Sunday on his Tweeter handle, @toluogunlesi.
Akpabio’s decision to leave the PDP has dampened PDP celebration over the defection of a dozen senators, three governors and some 30 members of the House of Representatives, who hitherto were members of the All Progressives Congress.