The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has responded to Shade thrown at him by Senator Dino Melaye after he (Akpabio) lost his election to return to the National Assembly.
Senator Dino Melaye had mocked the Former lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom North in the Senate, he stated that they will now be meeting on the streets of Abuja after Akpabio lost his senate seat to Senator Christopher Stephen Ekpenyong.
The Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district had mocked Akpabio for failing to keep his senatorial seat.
However, Akpabio was in the 43 Ministerial nominees list submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate on Tuesday.
Akpabio, who appeared before the Senate on Wednesday for screening reminded the Senators, whom he described as one of my younger brothers that they will now be meeting in the Senate.
He said, “It’s a rare privilege to stand here before you my colleagues. I remember when one of my younger brothers here told me that we’ll now be meeting on the streets Abuja. But His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has made it possible for me to come here and stand before you.”