- President Buhari played host to the national leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, in Aso Rock on Sunday, October 31
- The president who shared the pictures taken at the meeting on his verified Facebook page said it was his pleasure to host the APC leader
- Speaking after the meeting, Tinubu said he was in Aso Rock to thank the president for checking on him in London where he had a knee surgery
Aso Rock, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, October 31, met with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in Aso Rock.
After the meeting which was held behind closed doors, President Buhari took to his Facebook page to share some pictures.
"It was my pleasure to host Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu today at the State House."
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After the meeting, Tinubu said he visited to thank the president for checking on him in London after having knee surgery, The Punch reported.
“I came to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for visiting me in London when I had knee surgery. He demonstrated empathy. He is an exceptional leader."
Legit.ng recalls that President Buhari had on Thursday, August 13, visited the Tinubu, in London, United Kingdom.
There are strong speculations that Tinubu wants to succeed President Buhari in 2023. The APC leader has, however, not openly declared his interest even as many support groups ask him to take a shot at the presidency.
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Legit.ng gathers that Osinbajo's visit to the APC leader somewhat ended the rumours of a feud between them regarding the 2023 presidential election.
Sources also stated that both leaders have been in touch via phone calls while Tinubu was in London recuperating from the knee surgery.
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Nataro said there is a need to revolutionise Nigeria's education and economic sector in tune with the sustainable development goals.
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