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PHOTOS: El-Rufai visits suspended senator Ningi

Former Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, on Friday paid a solidarity visit to suspended Senator Abdul Ningi at his residence in Abuja.

Senator Ningi had raised concerns about the budget implementation under the Tinubu-led government, alleging discrepancies between the approved budget and the actual implementation.

The Bauchi-born senator was eventually suspended for three months by the Akpabio-led senate.

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Although the details of El-Rufai’s visit to the PDP lawmaker cannot be ascertained but it might be connected to the 2027 presidential polls.

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Recalls that on Thursday, El-Rufai visited the Social Democratic Party headquarters in Abuja with many speculating his impending defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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However, his spokesperson denied the rumors.


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