The leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly has been resolved , All Progressives Congress(APC) governors announced yesterday.
Speaking after a marathon meeting between the governors and all parties in the National Assembly crisis, Imo State Governor and Chairman of APC Governors’ Forum Chief Rochas Okorocha, said the parties have agreed to work together.
Present at the meeting include, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker, Hon Yakubu Dogara, Sen Ahmed Lawan, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, Hon Pally Iriase , scores of senators and Reps members and all APC governors.
It was the first time all the warring parties involved in the National Assembly crisis would meet since the crisis broke out.
Addressing newsmen, elated Okorocha said, “We are aware that the nation has been waiting patiently for the outcome of this peace move. I am happy to announce to all of you that peace at the National Assembly is at sight. We have had discussion and we have all agreed to accept peace, so you will not see any more disagreements as in the past. Peace has returned to our party.
“Both the Senate President, the Speaker, Sanator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila will work together for the unity of the National Assembly and the progress of our party. By next week, we will give you the details of this our peace arrangement but so far, so good”.
Pressed to give details of the agreement between the two camps in the two chambers , Okorocha declined insisting that the party will announce the terms of the agreement soon.
However, a Rep member who was at the meeting claimed that it was agreed that Gbajabiamila will be named the Majority Leader. He said: “Some concessions were made by the parties. What is certain as regards the House is that Gbajabiamila will be the Majority Leader”.