Nigeria – Following disagreement over the selection of a candidate for senate presidency, some disgruntled APC senators have decided to back David Mark for a third term as the senate president, Sahara Reporters says.
Some APC lawmakers led by for former Governor Bukola Saraki of Kwara State have reportedly reached an alliance with People’s Democratic Party lawmakers overnight to present a PDP candidate as President of the Senate. Immediate past Senate President, David Mark, was named as the likely beneficiary of Mr. Saraki’s revolt.
Also it is reported that former Senate President David Mark has been mobilizing disgruntled APC senators to back him for a third term in the premier post at the Senate, Sahara Reporters added.
Another source disclosed that several PDP senators were demanding outrageous sums of money from APC leaders in exchange for casting their votes for candidates favored by the party.