Trouble Looms in Senate as APC Settles for Orji Kalu as Chief Whip, Adamu as Senate leader
Barring any last minute change of mind, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has settled for Senator Orji Uzor Kalu as Chief Whip of the Senate while Senator Adamu Abdullahi was picked as leader of the Senate .
It was gathered that Senator Kabiru Gaya who is most ranking Senator from North West was dropped for Senator Yahaya Abdullahi was named as Deputy Deputy Leader.
Senator Abdullahii was the Director General of Senator Ahmad Lawan campaign group
Gaya who had been in Senate since 2007 may have been pushed out of the seat Lawan’s Campaign DG Chairman
The decision of the APC leadership might likely bring division among the APC Senators who are shortchanged in the sharing of power among the various APC caucuses.
Senator Ajayi Borofice who signified his intention to contest for Deputy Senate President may have been settled with Deputy Chief Whip .
As at the time of filing this report, there is no consideration for former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha to become principal officer in the Senate.
Rochas was the first governor of APC in the South East and he had signified his intention to contest for Principal officer in the Senate.