Tinubu and Obasanjo meet behind closed doors in Ogun today.
Glamtush reports that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu on Wednesday met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo behind closed doors in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
This online platform understands that scores of supporters of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Wednesday, stormed the residence of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta as the presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu visited the former President.
Tinubu arrived at the Penthouse of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke- Mosan, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, in his chopper at about 1:09 pm in the company of some party leaders.
He was received by Governor Dapo Abiodun, former Governor Gbenga Daniel, his predecessor, Segun Osoba, and other Ogun State government functionaries.
Details of the meeting were not disclosed but sources say it is not unconnected with the 2023 general elections and Tinubu’s ambition to emerge president.
Tinubu was accompanied by the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the first interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande; the governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun; former Governor Olusegun Osoba; Otunba Gbenga Daniel among other dignitaries.
The trip to Abeokuta comes a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari received Tinubu and his running mate Kassim Shettima at the State House in Abuja.
The duo was accompanied by the APC Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, and Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong.
According to Adamu, the meeting was to brief the President and get his approval on the party’s plans regarding the campaign outfit and organogram.
At a briefing after the meeting, Adamu also unveiled Lalong as the Director-General of the APC presidential campaign organisation.