Tinubu Meets 14 APC Governors Hours After Osinbanjo Declaration

10 governors who previously met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo before his Monday declaration are also in Tinubu's Abuja meeting
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Prime Business Africa reports that national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress in Abuja.

This is coming hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is seen within the political circles as Tinubu’s political son having served as commissioner in his  Lagos State cabinet between 1999 and 2007, declared his intention to run for president.

The meeting took place at the Kebbi State Government Lodge in Abuja as Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu who is also the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) led his colleagues to the meeting.

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Osinbajo’s official declaration on Monday did not come without the expected mixed reactions, as a section of the youths took to the same Twitter where he announced his intention to berate him for being part of what they termed as the failure of  President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC government.

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Sources confirmed that at least 14 governors of APC, including 10 of them that earlier met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his Aso Rock official residence prior to his declaration, were in attendance at the meeting with Tinubu.

Prime Business Africa Politics correspondent gathered that Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, who returned from London early Monday morning has joined his colleagues to meet with Tinubu


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