Monday August 10, 2020 8:34 AM

Akpabio, Amaechi meet, resolve age-long differences

Two political heavyweights in the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-South region, the Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi and the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and former minority leader of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio have met each other to iron out their perceived political differences.

The meeting, which was at the instance of Senator Godwill Akpabio, was brokered by two chieftains of the Party, Alhaji Nasiru Danu, (the Dan Amarna of Dutse) and Festus Keyamo, SAN.

Alhaji Danu, was one of the Directors of Logistics of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and a long-time ally of President Muhammadu Buhari while Keyamo was the Director of Strategic Communications of the APC Presidential Campaign Council.

The meeting which took place at the private residence of Alhaji Nasiru Danu in the Asokoro region of Abuja lasted several hours where the leaders frankly and honestly talked about their various disagreements from their days as Governors in PDP and in the then Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF).

It was gathered  that they also discussed and analysed the performance of the party in the South-South region in the just-concluded election and identified areas where things went wrong and how to improve those areas in future.

At the end, both leaders agreed to close ranks and work in unison for the overall interest of the party in the country. They promised to put behind them all previous perceived misgivings between them and to give a positive direction to the teeming supporters of the party across the country.

It was learnt that the two  witnesses at the meeting were Alhaji Nasiru Danu and Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN.

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