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Why I Visited Buhari – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed why he and Bisi Akande, former APC interim national chairman paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu and Bisi Akande

Contrary to opinions that his visit was connected to the statement by ex-President Obasanjo on the president, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu’s spokesman in a statement explained that: “President Buhari periodically schedules talks with Asiwaju Tinubu and Baba Akande, as he does with other Nigerians and APC figures, to discuss substantive issues pertaining to the governance of the country and matters concerning the party.”

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“This visit was one such meeting. As such, the meeting had nothing to do with the statement of former President Obasanjo. It is totally unconnected. At the time of the meeting, Asiwaju Tinubu and Baba Akande were even unaware that President Obasanjo had released his statement.”