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Saraki, Oyinlola, Others Meet with Obasanjo In Abeokuta

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola on Tuesday visited Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the state capital.

The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo’s Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Saraki arrived the venue of the meeting at about 12:12pm and immediately went straight into a closed-door session with Obasanjo at his Pent House residence located within the library.

The meeting is still ongoing as the time of filing this report.

The visit might be connected with consultations ahead of the 2023 presidential election but it is not clear if Saraki has ambition to run.

Saraki, Oyinlola, Others Meet with Obasanjo In Abeokuta

Saraki who is the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee has been meeting with some aggrieved members of the party lately.

Recall that the former president had in 2015 torn his PDP membership card publicly.

Obasanjo had torn the membership card during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election which President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.

Obasanjo had endorsed Buhari over ex-President Goodluck Jonathan after he tore the membership card.

After his action, the former president had announced his retirement from partisan politics.

He was joined in the visit by Ibrahim Shehu Shema, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo, Liyel Imoke and one other.


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