Meanwhile, President Bola Tinubu will interface with Senators-elect and members-elect of the House of Representatives concerning the presiding officers of the National Assembly on Thursday.

Notice of the meeting was conveyed in a letter addressed to the Senate and read by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege who presided over proceedings.

The letter says all Senators-elect and House of Representative members – elect should be at the State house on Thursday 8th June 2023 by 2pm.

The All Progressives Congress, APC, had earlier endorsed former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio and Senator representing Kano North, Barau Jibrin as Senate President and Deputy Senate President respectively.

In the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu are also the preferred candidates for the office of the speaker and deputy speaker by the APC. 

But former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, Osita Izunaso and Sen Sani Musa have united against the party’s choice.