BREAKING: Photos, Details Emerge As Nigerian Governors Visit Buhari

BREAKING: Photos, Details Emerge As Nigerian Governors Visit Buhari

  • Governors elected under the platform of the APC and others have paid a visit to former President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Former presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, confirmed the development through a post he shared on Twitter, accompanied by pictures
  • On Monday, May 29, Buhari handover over power to President Bola Tinubu and headed to his hometown in Daura, Katsina state to dwell therein

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A few days after handing over the affairs of Nigeria to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former President Muhammadu Buhari received Nigerian governors at his residence in Daura, Katsina state.

The former presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, made this known through a statement he shared on his Twitter page on Thursday, June 1st.

Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF
Nigerian governors visit Buhari in Daura, Katsina state on Thursday, June 1st. Photo credit: Garba Shehu @GarShehu
Source: Twitter

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According to Shehu, the governors visited the former president to show appreciation to him over his selfless service to the nation.

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In a tweet sighted by accompanied by photos, Shehu wrote,

"Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF Visit Buhari, Thank him for Service to Nigeria.
"As the former President Muhammadu Buhari settles in at home in Daura following his hand over power to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Timubu as President, he continues to receive visits from different parts of the country, coming to thank him for serving the country and ending meritoriously.
"The latest of these visitors were serving and former Governors under the auspices of the NGF, who praised his efforts in national development and wishing him a good rest.
"The former President thanked the visitors for coming to him in Daura, reminding them that a big responsibility rests on their shoulders.

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“I thank you all from my heart. You have given me immense love for the past eight years. It is hard to think of any past Nigerian leader who has received such love,” saying that he remained eternally grateful to them all.
"He urged them to get together to serve the country and its people, describing democracy as one of the nation’s greatest strengths.
"Governors on the visit were Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State who represented Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazak, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum; the Chairman of Progressive Governors and Governor Of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, the Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Gombe State’s Inuwa Yahaya, the host governor, Katsina State’s Dr Dikko Radda, Lagos State, Babajide Sanyaolu, Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed and Nassarawa Abdullahi Sule.
"In attendance were the former governors of Kebbi, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Niger, Abubakar Sani Bello, Jigawa, Badaru Abubakar and Kano, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Plateau, Simon Bako Lalong as well as the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Aminu AbdulSalam."

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Video of Buhari taking a walk at his residence in Daura emerges, generates reactions

Three days after handing over power to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at Eagles Square, Abuja, the immediate past President Muhammadu Buhari, was seen in a video taking a walk at his residence in Daura, Katsina state.

Buhari Sallau, one of the aides of the former President, shared the video on his Facebook page on Thursday, June 1.

Recall that Buhari and his wife, Aisha, returned to his hometown, Daura, after Tinubu’s inauguration on Monday, May 29.

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to probe the immediate past President, Muhammadu Buhari, for allegedly withdrawing funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

SERAP called on President Tinubu to name and shame and also bring all those involved in the illegal withdrawal from the apex bank to justice.

The advocacy group stated these on Thursday, June 1 via its Twitter handle @SERAPNigeria.


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