BREAKING: Tinubu, APC Governors in Closed-Door Meeting

BREAKING: Tinubu, APC Governors in Closed-Door Meeting

  • President Bola Tinubu has met with governors elected on the platform of the APC at the presidential villa in Abuja
  • A statement from his spokesperson, Bayo Onanuga, said that the president disclosed his plan to develop marine police for Nigeria
  • The president also revealed a plan to stock Nigeria's mineral resources in reserve to revive the country's currency against the dollar

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu is currently having a closed-door session with the governors elected on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform.

While the reason for the meeting, which was held at the state house, was not disclosed, it was observed that no less than 15 governors of the APC were in attendance.

APC Governors/Bola Tinubu/Presidency/Supreme Court
Tinubu meets APC governors at the presidential villa Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

The governors in attendance are Imo, Sokoto, Kwara, Benue, Kaduna, Cross River, Ogun, Borno, Ondo, Yobe, Kebbi, Jigawa, Kogi, Ekiti, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, whose election victory was affirmed by the Supreme Court hours earlier.

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Tinubu speaks on having marine police

In a tweet by the president's aide, Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu mentioned three new police formations to augment the regular police.

He said special police will also secure the solid mineral and marine economic sectors.

“We have a big marine economy, and I do not see why we should not have the marine police.
"We will have the same in solid minerals to keep the scavengers away. I am ready to invest in security".

Tinubu to stock Nigeria's resources in reserve

President Tinubu also revealed his plans to reserve the nation's mineral resources.

"We will buy our own minerals and keep them in reserves, especially gold, which will be effective in our foreign exchange reserve."

He said the deployment of forest guards was being considered, with better training, modern technological gadgets and weapons to strengthen security.

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Better Edu, other instances Obi praises Tinubu since his loss at Supreme Court earlier reported that Peter Obi, the flagbearer of the Labour Party in the February 25 presidential election, has commended President Bola Tinubu on three different occasions since the Supreme Court dismissed his appeal against the Nigerian president.

The former Anambra state governor contested against Tinubu but came third in the poll. He claimed to be the actual poll winner and approached the presidential election petition court, but his petition was dismissed for lack of merit.


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