Former VP Sambo visits President Muhammadu Buhari at State House

Former VP Sambo visits President Muhammadu Buhari at State House

- A closed-door meeting was held between Namadi Sambo and President Buhari at the Presidential Villa

- Sambo was vice president during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan

- What was discussed at the meeting has not been made public

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Namadi Sambo, Nigeria's former vice president has visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.

The meeting which was attended by key members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet, was held behind closed doors.

This is not the first time the former vice president will visiting President Buhari at the State House, TVC reports.

Former VP Sambo visits President Muhammadu Buhari at State House
President Buhari has met with Former VP Sambo at State House. Photo: @Mbuhari
Source: Twitter

Sambo, a Kaduna born politician, was Nigeria's vice president from 2010 to 2015, under the Goodluck Jonathan presidency.

However, details of the meeting have not been disclosed at the time of this report.

Meanwhile, for the umpteenth time, President Buhari has disclosed that he will hand over power to the next administration on May 29, 2023, contrary to the speculations that he plans to remain in power longer than stipulated by the Nigerian constitution.

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He made the disclosure on Friday, December 18, 2020, when he addressed the rescued Kankara schoolboys and representatives of their parents in the banquet hall at the Katsina state government house.

In a separate report, Buhari on Monday, March 8, said Nigeria is concerned about the stability of its northern neighbour, Niger Republic.

The president made the comment while receiving a report on the elections in the country from former Nigerian vice president, Namadi Sambo.

Sambo is the head of mission of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on the election.

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Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.


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