- A former governor of Borno, Ali Modu Sheriff, met with Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Sunday, November 21
- The meeting, announced in a Facebook post, was held at the Abuja residence of the Senate's chief whip
- Kalu noted that Sheriff is one of the politicians who are eyeing the APC chairman position in the next national convention
News of the meeting was announced by Kalu on his Facebook page on Sunday.
The former Abia governor stated that Sheriff is a contender for the national chairmanship of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
His post read:
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"Received in audience this evening, former Governor of Borno State and contender for National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) H.E Ali Modu Sheriff."
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The former governor of Lagos arrived at the Kalu’s residence at exactly 4:25 pm on Saturday, November 20.
Legit.ng gathered that the two politicians were said to have hugged each other and exchanged cordial pleasantries.
They were said to have engaged in a closed-door meeting afterward. It was gathered that before the closed-door meeting; Kalu expressed gratitude to God for Tinubu’s speedy recovery.
Tinubu returned to Nigeria on October 8 after spending some months in London, where he had knee surgery.
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Tinubu later opened up what he discussed with Kalu in his Abuja residence on Saturday, November 20.
Tinubu who was strongly believed to be nursing a presidential ambition in 2023 was at Kalu’s residence for over two hours of the closed-door meeting.
Speaking after the meeting, the former governor of Lagos state said his meeting with Kalu “centred on the development of the country”.
"We discussed the way forward for the country and this country is important and greater than anyone’s personal ambition.
“We have been together and concerned about the stability, progress, development, and security of the country.
“The future of our youth is more critically important than selfish and personal intentions."