- Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN met with the APC national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday, October 29
- The duo are meeting for the first time after Tinubu returned from his medical trip in the United Kingdom
- Sources say both men have, however, been in touch since Tinubu has been away from the country
Abuja- Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Friday, October 29, met with the national leader of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at Tinubu's residence in Asokoro.
Osinbajo's visit to the APC National Leader has somewhat ended the rumours of a feud between them both regarding the 2023 presidential elections.
Inside sources also stated that both leaders have been in touch via phone calls while Tinubu was in London recuperating from a knee surgery
Photos of the meeting already trending online tell a tale of friendship and cordiality including hugs and both Tinubu and the vice president walking out together after the meeting on Friday, afternoon in Asokoro, Abuja.
A source at the venue said both leaders had a good meeting catching up after Tinubu had been away for a long while abroad on medical grounds.
According to the source:
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“Asiwaju was very happy to see the VP and the VP himself was glad. It was a one-on-one meeting and from all indications, this was a very good meeting.”
While the meeting was on the Speaker of the House of Representatives also joined the duo.
There had also been reports that both men are not on talking terms but Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser on political matters to the president, Muhammadu Buhari, in a recent statement, had said attempts to cause conflict between Tinubu and Osinbajo would fail.
The pictures were seen by Legit.ng on the official Facebook page of the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Support Group.
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