Photos Emerge as Tinubu, Osinbajo, Lawan, Other APC Presidential Aspirants Meet with Buhari

Photos Emerge as Tinubu, Osinbajo, Lawan, Other APC Presidential Aspirants Meet with Buhari

  • Ahead of the much awaited presidential primary of the ruling APC, President Buhari on Saturday, June 4, met with the aspirants
  • The meeting which was held at the State House in Abuja reportedly centered on the primary and the possibility of producing a consensus candidate
  • Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate president Ahmad Lawan and other aspirants were present at the meeting

State House, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, June 4, met with the presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the State House in Abuja.

All the aspirants were present at the villa for the meeting, TheCable reported.

Tinubu, Osinbajo, Lawan, APC Presidential Aspirants, Buhari, Aso Rock
President Buhari met with APC presidential aspirants at the State House on Saturday, June 4. Photo credit: @Buharisallau
Source: Twitter gathers the meeting commenced a few hours after the president returned from an ECOWAS extraordinary summit in Ghana.

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The meeting with the presidential hopefuls is ahead of the party’s convention slated for Monday, June 6.

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Consensus candidate: Agenda of Buhari's meeting with aspirants

It was learned that the agenda, among other things, centered on the choice of a consensus candidate.

Recall that John Odigie-Oyegun, chairman of the screening panel, had on Friday, June 3, said 99 percent of the presidential hopefuls were in support of consensus.

The presidential aspirants at the meeting are Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Lagos governor; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Rotimi Amaechi, former minister of transportation; Ahmad Lawan, Senate president; Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi; Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, and Emeka Nwajiuba, former minister of state for education.

Others are Ogbonnaya Onu, former minister of science and technology; Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun; David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi, Muhammad Badaru, governor of Jigawa; Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom; and Tein Jack-Rich, an oil magnate.

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Tinubu, Osinbajo, other southwest APC presidential aspirants meet

Meanwhile, hours after meeting with President Buhari at the State House, Abuja, presidential aspirants of the ruling APC from the southwest, held another meeting.

The meeting which kicked off on Saturday night, June 4, continued till Sunday morning as stakeholders from the region battled for a consensus candidate.

Photos from the meeting were shared by the governor of Osun state, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Twitter.


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