The Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has met with four governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.
It is believed that it is part of his ongoing consultations with stakeholders in the ruling party, over his interest to become the next Senate President.
The Governors in attendance were: the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, who is also a senator-elect; Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Mohammed Bindow.
This is coming as two other ranking APC Senators, Mohammed Goje and Ali Ndume, who are also eyeing the position of Senate President, have commenced discussion on the possibility of working together.
It is understood that Lawan’s meeting with the governors, was held on Tuesday night at the instance of the Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Geidam, who is a Senator-elect.
They discussed drumming up support for Lawan’s ambition, at the level of the Progressive Governors’ Forum.