Senate President Bukola Saraki was visibly absent as President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday night met with the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus in the senate inside the Presidential villa Abuja.
Ahmad Lawan, senate majority leader, led his colleagues to the meeting.
National chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole; secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha; chief of staff to the president, Abba Kyari were in attendance.
Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, who earlier announced leaving the APC but without any party yet was also at the meeting.
The senators who visited Buhari introduced themselves. When it got to the turn of Tejuoso, he added: “Mr. President, your son is back home.”
This elicited laughter among his colleagues and the president.
Some of the lawmakers present were Adamu Aleiro, Bala Ibn Na-Allah, Aliyu Wamako, Ibrahim Gobir, Kabiru Marafa, Abu Ibrahim, Kabiru Gaya, Barau Jibrin, Abdullahi Gumel, Shehu Sani, Ahmed Lawan, Ali Ndume, Abubakar Kyari, Baba Kaka Garbai, Aliyu Abdullahi, David Umaru, and Abdullahi Adamu.
Others were George Akume, Francis Alimekhina, Andrew Uchendu, Magnus Abe, Ovie Omo-Agege, John Enoh, Nelson Effiong, Andy Uba, Sunny Ugboji, Hope Uzodinma, Ben Uwajimogu, Yusuf Yusuf, Oluremi Tinubu, Gbenga Ashafa, Solomon Adeola, Tayo Alasoadura, Soji Akanbi, Ajayi Boroface, Yele Omogunwa, Fatima Rasaki, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, Yahaya Abdullahi.
The senators absent were Tuani Kaura, Sani Yerima, Umaru Kurfi, Sabo Muhammed, Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Mustapha Mohammed, Danjuma Goje, Binta Garba, Ahmed Abubakar, Gbolahan Dada, Babajide Omowarare, Abdulfatai Buhari and Olusola Adeyeye.