- President Buhari met with APC governors and deputy Senate president Omo-Agege in Daura
- The APC governors and Omo-Agege, on arrival, paid Salah homage to Buhari and prayed for good health and many more years of active service to the nation
- Speaking after the meeting, Omo-Agege said they were in Daura to reassure the president of o the implementation of next level agenda
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, August 13, in Daura held a closed door meeting with state governors from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, was also in attendance.
The APC governors came in two batches with the first including governors of Ekiti, Lagos, Edo, Gombe, Kebbi, Katsina, Osun and Nassarawa states.
The remaining batch of governors came in through Kano in the company of Governor Umar Ganduje.
On arrival, the governors paid Salah homage to Buhari and prayed for good health and many more years of active service to the nation.
Buhari expressed gratitude for the Salah homage and thanked the governors for the visit.
The meeting later went into closed door session with no statement issued at its end.
Meanwhile, in another report by Daily Trust, deputy Senate president, Ovie Omo-Agege, who also reportedly went with Daura with the governors, said that they went to meet the president reassure him of their commitment to the implementation of next level agenda.
“We felt it is right since the Senate president is far away in Saudi offering prayers for this country and the leadership. We are here representing the Senate president and the senate to extend felicitations to Mr President as we celebrate Sallah.
“You know, it has not been very easy for us as a country in terms of the challenges we face. Notwithstanding, Mr President has managed to steer the ship of state very successfully.
"We came here to congratulate him and also to reassure him that going forward the National Assembly, most especially the Senate that we are ready to provide enabling environment for the content of the next level agenda be implemented,” Omo-Agege told newsmen .
In a statement issued by Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the presidency on media and publicity on Tuesday, August 13, President Buhari sent his condolences to the bereaved governor.
President Buhari, in the statement, wished peace for the departed and prayed to Allah to grant the grieving families the fortitude to bear the loss.
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