Buhari, Tinubu In Closed-Door Meeting At Villa

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President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu are in a closed-door meeting.


Benco news learnt that the meeting is being held at President Buhari’s official residence at the State House.

The APC presidential candidate, Tinubu had to abandon the ‘Meet the mentor’ dinner held in his honour by the APC Progressives Sisters Network at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

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The former governor of Lagos State announced that he had an important meeting with the president at 9.45 pm.

Tinubu in his closing address said, “I have a superior appointment. Late yesterday, the president called that I should be at his place by 9.45 pm this evening (Friday). What do I do? Cancel it and disobey my president? And it is a command, more or less. (He said) see me at 9.45 pm.

“I can’t say I would boycott this event or downgrade it. I have got to be here too, first of all, seek your understanding. That is why there is always a pair for races like this. I have a vice presidential candidate.”


This is Tinubu’s first meeting with President Buhari after the latter promise to support the APC presidential candidate during a campaign in Sokoto State on Thursday.


As of the time of filing this report, the detail of the meeting has not been revealed by either party.


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