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Tambuwal Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo In Abeokuta

Channels Television  
Updated July 31, 2022
A photo taken on July 31, 2022, shows former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Governor Aminu Tambuwal with others at the OOPL in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

 

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

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

The meeting, he stated, 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.

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.

Read the full statement issued by the former president’s spokesman 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