The Majority Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on the issue of tenure extension for leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC National Working Committee, NWC, must not be toyed with.
He said trying to counter the President’s position would lead to dire consequences.
President Buhari had in the last National Executive Council meeting of the ruling party, declared the proposed tenure extension for John Odigie-Oyegun and others as illegal.
Lawan, told reporters in Abuja, “The President, no doubt, is the supreme leader of the APC and there is no doubt that he always has the utmost interest of the party at heart.
“Therefore, if the President presented such a thing to the APC, it is very important for the stakeholders to look at it because there is no room for frivolities when it comes to this kind of a very dire situation, which has its consequences.
“If we don’t heed the advice of the President and then go ahead to elongate the tenure, it could lead to very undesirable consequences. The President is right for taking that position.
“The President is not used to talking all the time. So, when he talks we must listen.”