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Osinbajo, Niger Governor in Closed-door Meeting in Minna


Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Niger state Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on friday held a closed door meeting in Minna the Niger state capital.



The meeting which started at about 3.45pm did not end until about 5.40pm a period of about 2hours.


Details of the meeting were not known but observers believe it could not be unconnected with the 2023 presidential election.


Neither the aides of either the vice president nor those of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello were allowed into one of the lounges in the presidential lodge where the meeting took place.



Professor Osinbajo is one of the aspirants gunning for the All Progressives Congress presidential ticket and was said to have come into Minna on ” Private” visit.


At the end of the meeting the vice president and his host did not speak to newsmen.


Professor Osinbajo was immediately driven in a Toyota Coaster bus to the Minna airport for his return journey.


One of the All Progressives Congress member in the state told THISDAY that the vice president would return to Niger state soon to address delegates during which he will also meet with the two former Nigerian leaders General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar as well as parley with traditional rules.

Culled from THISDAY

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