President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the emergence of Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara as the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.
Special adviser on media and publicity to the president, Femi Adeshina said the president would have preferred that the process of electing the leaders as initiated and concluded by the APC has been followed, he says he still accept the outcome of the results.
According to Femi, “President Muhammadu Buhari has noted the outcome of the just-concluded election of leaders of the National Assembly.
“President Buhari had said in an earlier statement that he did not have any preferred candidate for the Senate and the House of Representatives, and that he was willing to work with whoever the lawmakers elected. That sentiment still stands.
“Though he would have preferred the new leaders to have emerged through the process established by the party”.