Again, Buhari Meets Tinubu as Supreme Court Gives New Directive to CBN

Again, Buhari Meets Tinubu as Supreme Court Gives New Directive to CBN

  • President Muhammadu Buhari met with Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential standard-bearer in the 2023 presidential elections, in Aso Rock shortly after the Supreme Court ruling on CBN's naira redesign policy
  • Buhari's meeting with Tinubu was shortly after the apex court adjourned its decision on the case between some governors and the CBN naira redesign policy
  • Another source in the presidency disclosed that Buhari was late to the national executive council meeting because he was monitoring the Supreme Court ruling

FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari met with Bola Tinubu, the presidential torchbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the presidential villa on Wednesday, February 15.

According to The Punch, reliable presidential sources disclosed that the meeting was held at Buhari's official residence, which was why Buhari arrived late to the Federal Executive Council meeting by over 40 minutes.

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Buhari meets Tinubu at the presidential villa Photo Credit: Femi Adesina
Source: UGC

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It was reported that the president arrived at the council chamber at about 10:40 am, almost an hour behind schedule.

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The meeting between the president and the APC presidential candidate occurred four days after the ruling party held its rally at Eagle Square in Abuja.

However, the reason for the meeting between the duo is still unknown, but it cannot be unconnected with the campaign of the APC and the forthcoming election.

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Another source said President Buhari's delay resulted from his decision to monitor the result of the Supreme Court's ruling against the Central Bank of Nigeria and the federal government.

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The apex court, which was to decide on the federal government's new naira notes policy, adjourned the case on Wednesday, February 15, to February 22.

Buhari then proceeded to the council meeting, where the ministers and cabinet members were waiting.

Presidency: Massive crowd storms Tinubu's campaign ground in Imo earlier reported that hundreds of supporters have gathered at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, the Imo state capital, for the APC presidential rally.

The rally is considered a groundbreaking one as it is happening in a major state of the APC in the southeast

Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential flagbearer, is one of the leading presidential candidates in the forthcoming election.


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