General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former head of state, on Monday, May 13, paid an unusual visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.
At the time of filing this report, the actual reason for the visit was yet to be known, but photographs from the Presidential Villa confirmed that the duo actually met.
Gowon and Buhari both served in the Nigerian Army rising to become military Generals.
The duo also served the country as heads of state at different times of Nigeria’s history.
It is widely held that Gowon remains one of the very few Nigerian leaders and elder statesmen who hardly visit the president.
Legit.ng earlier reported that General Yakubu Gowon recently reacted to rumours which claimed that he slumped in Delta state during the funeral ceremonies of former military governor of defunct Midwest Region, Major General David Ejoor.
Gowon described rumour as sensational during the thanksgiving service for the 32nd annual Fresh Fire Convention of Gethsemane Prayer Ministries (GPMI) with the theme ‘Jesus: Access to Greater Glory’ and dedication of its Bethel Prayer Suites, Retreat and Conference Centre, at The Chapel of Light, Eleyele, Ibadan.
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The general who is the national chairman of Nigeria Prays, represented on the occasion by the Secretary of the Christian group, Evangelist Austen Kemie, lamented that some sections of the media sold itself to falsehood.
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