Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State while speaking to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, has applauded the decision of Senator Danjuma Goje for stepping down for Ahmed Lawan.
He said this after himself, Lawan, Goje and Senator-elect, Uba Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) finished from a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.
According to him,“We discussed steps to unify our leadership in the National Assembly starting with the Senate.
“I am very pleased to announce that distinguished Sen. Goje has agreed to fully endorse and support the choice of the party and that of the President within the Senate; that is Sen. Lawan.
“We are very grateful to Goje for his sacrifice, patience; this discussion has been going on for a long time and I am honoured to be part of it and I am grateful to him for recognising the many years we have worked together when he was minister.
“ I know him to be a man of impeccable integrity and a man of his word and I am very honoured that he has come to see the president and to conclude this matter once and for all,’’ he said.
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