2023: Tambuwal Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo

2023 Tambuwal Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo
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The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Sunday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in what his team has described as a meeting to discuss national issues.

A Special Assistant to the former president on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, made this disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The meeting, he revealed, took place at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Penthouse residence of the former Nigerian leader in Abeokuta.

He, however, said the discussions between former President Obasanjo and Governor Tambuwal held behind closed doors.

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According to Akinyemi, the governor arrived at the residence of the elder statesman along with some of his key aides at about 1:30 pm.

The thereafter went straight into the meeting with the former president while the duo came out at about 2:40 pm.

At the end of the meeting, Akinyemi said, Governor Tambuwal briefly hinted that the discussions bordered on national issues.

He later took his launch with his entourage and headed for the mosque inside the elder statesman’s presidential library to observe salat (prayers) before leaving the complex.

The full statement issued by the former president’s spokesman as made available to Africa Daily News, New York is reproduced below:

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal on Sunday, visited former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in what was described as a national issues meeting.

The meeting held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Penthouse residence of the former President was however held behind closed doors.

In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, Tambuwal arrived at about 1.30pm with some of his key aides and he went straight into the meeting with the former President.

The duo came out at about 2.40pm and briefly he hinted that the meeting was on national issues.

He later took his launch with his entourage and headed for the mosque inside OOPL to observe salat (prayers) before leaving the complex.

Kehinde Akinyemi

Special Assistant on Media

July 31, 2022

 

Africa Daily News, New York

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