- Bukola Saraki met with ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo recently
- According to the former Senate president, the meeting was on vital issues that concern the progress of the PDP
- Saraki revealed that Obasanjo, as a staunch member of the party, has vowed to always work for its good
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Details of the recent closed-door meeting between a delegation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains led by Bukola Saraki and Olusegun Obasanjo are now in the public domain.
Saraki said the deliberation was majorly on the unity and success of the opposition party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
He said the delegation was able to secure the former president's promise to keep working for the party as a committed member.
The senator disclosed:
“It is a very useful deliberation; we inform the former president why we are here – the purpose of the committee and that it is important as an elder statesman.
"The former president is someone who has been in our party before and someone committed to the unity, to the success of this country.”
Earlier, Saraki was reported to be in a closed-door meeting with Obasanjo in Abeokuta. Saraki’s convoy arrived at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta around mid-noon on Tuesday, March 2.
Immediately after his arrival, Saraki who is the chairman of the PDP reconciliation committee went into a closed-door session with Obasanjo at his Pent House.
Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo's media aide sent to Legit.ng the photo of his principal with the former Senate president as they exchanged pleasantries.
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