NATIONAL ASSEMBLY LEADERSHIP: TINUBU, GOVS DUMP CONSENSUS FOR ZONING

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The president-elect, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has admonished the All Progressives Congress governors to work with the party to avoid precipitating a leadership crisis in the National Assembly.

Tinubu asked the governors Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Hope Uzodimma (Imo) and others to work with the party leadership and lawmakers on the election of principal officers of the National Assembly.

 The ex-Lagos State governor spoke on Thursday during a meeting with the Progressives Governors Forum members who visited him at the Defence House in Abuja, according to a statement by his media aide, Tunde Rahman.

The PUNCH learnt that the President-elect agreed with the suggestion of the governors that consensus candidates should not be picked. Rather the positions should be zoned.

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