BREAKING: New Twist as Buhari, El-Rufai Meet, Details Emerge

BREAKING: New Twist as Buhari, El-Rufai Meet, Details Emerge

  • Muhammadu Buhari and Nasir El-Rufai have met in Daura, the home country of the ex-president
  • Garba Shehu, the former spokesperson of Buhari, disclosed that he was there when Buhari hosted the ex-Kaduna governor on Monday afternoon
  • The meeting comes at a time when northern leaders trooping to Tudun Biri, a community in Kaduna state, which was accidentally bombed by the Nigerian army journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

Daura, Katsina - Muhammadu Buhari, the immediate past president of Nigeria, has hosted the former governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, at his residence in Kaduna state.

The development was disclosed by Garba Shehu, the former spokesperson to Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, December 11.

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Muhammadu Buhari/Nasir El-Rufai/Garba Shehu/Kaduna state/Daura/Katsina State/APC/Kashim Shettima
El-Rufai visits Buhari amid mourning of Kaduna bombing Photo Credit: Garba Shehu
Source: Twitter

Shehu said he and El-Rufai were former schoolmates, and he was privileged to be in attendance during the reception in Daura, Katsina state.

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El-Rufai visits Buhari as northern leaders mourn bomb accident in Kaduna village

The meeting came at a time when the northern leaders were converging at Tudun Biri, a community in Kaduna state, which was accidentally bombed by the Nigerian army in a miscalculated deployment.

Northern leaders have condemned the accident, while many of them, including Vice President Kashim Shettima and the leadership of the senate, had visited the village to commiserate with the families of the over 120 people who died in the incident.

Why El-Rufai visits Buhari in Daura

But Shehu on Monday said that former President Buhari was joyous in receiving El-Rufai in what he called a courtesy visit.

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His tweet reads:

"This afternoon, I had the privilege of being with the former President, Muhammadu Buhari, as he received my old schoolmate, Nasir El-Rufa'i, who came on a goodwill visit to schoolmate, Daura.
"The former President had a joyous moment with the visiting former Governor."

See the tweet here:

Kaduna bombing: 600 Northern lawyers plan legal battle against FG earlier reported that the President Bola Tinubu-led federal government risked another legal battle from over 600 northern lawyers under the umbrella of the Concerned Northern Forum.

The group said the move was to ensure justice for victims of the over 120 people killed by the military accidentally in Kaduna.

Nafi’u Abubakar, a lawyer who spoke for the group in Kaduna on Saturday, also called for thorough investigation into the matter.


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