From governors lodge to senate
By Guardian Exclusive
08 October 2018 | 10:15 am
It has become a trend for governors head to the Senate after the completion of their terms in office. Like their predecessors, some governors have started perfecting strategies to head to the National Assembly, Abuja.
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