BREAKING: Tinubu ,Jonathan in close door meeting
Tinubu reportedly paid a scheduled visit to the former President and held a meeting with him behind closed doors in Jonathan’s residence, in apparent continuation of his nationwide consultation with critical stakeholders.
It was learnt that the former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the APC, was accompanied by his running mate, Senator Kashim Shetimma, led a delegation of five APC governors. They included the Governor of Plateau State and Director-General of his Presidential Campaign Council, Simon Lalong; his Ogun State counterpart, Dapo Abiodun; Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawale; Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru and Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
The report quoted a source at the meeting as saying that the visit was an extension of the APC national leader’s consultation with major stakeholders in the polity ahead of the 2023 presidential election, adding: “His visit to Jonathan shouldn’t come to anyone as a surprise. Tinubu holds no grudges with any political leader whether within the party or in the opposition.”
Stating that the former President was happy to receive the APC candidate and his delegation, the source was also quoted as saying that the discussions between the pair, which centred on Tinubu’s ambition for the 2023 presidential election, was open and frank.