Sallah: Details of Atiku’s Meeting With IBB, Abdusalam Emerges

Sallah: Details of Atiku’s Meeting With IBB, Abdusalam Emerges

  • Nigeria's former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, recently paid a visit to ex-military Head of State Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida.
  • Atiku, who disclosed it on Wednesday, also visited another former military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar
  • The flagbearer of the PDP in the 2023 presidential election, met both former rulers at their residence in Minna, Niger State and shared photos on his social media pages journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

On Wednesday, June 19, the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, paid homage to former Heads of State Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar at their respective residences in Minna, Niger State capital.

Atiku meets IBB, Abdusalam, shares photo
Atiku meets ex-military Head of State Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Photo credit: @atiku
Source: Twitter

The former Vice President Atiku disclosed this in a post shared on his X page on Wednesday, accompanied by pictures.

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The PDP chieftain tweeted:

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"Today, I paid Sallah homage to former Heads of State Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and Gen. Abdusalami at their residences in Minna, Niger State. -AA"

Nigerians react to Atiku's visit

As usual, Nigerians took to the comment section on X and shared their take on Atiku's visit. captured some of their reactions below;

@Excelente0 tweeted:

"Keep pushing leader. 2027 is the actual time."

@AdenijiGV tweeted:

"In preparation for 2027."

@AliyuAhmad753 tweeted:

"Our future president insha Allah."

@Maga_Yila tweeted:

"That's good! Remember the past leaders and paying homage to them.

@michaelchuks911 tweeted:

"If Nigeria is a working country, IBB would be in jail chilling."

@ugochukwu_cugo tweeted:

"That's a good thing to do."

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"You still will not be president of Nigeria."

Obasanjo visits First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu on Sallah celebration

In a related piece, reported that former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, visited the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu at the president’s Ikoyi residence in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday 17th June.

Obasanjo facilitated with the First Lady on the celebration of Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice on Monday, June 17.

The senior special assistant on Media to the First Lady, Busola Kukoyi, said Obasanjo visited to felicitate with Oluremi on the Sallah Celebration.


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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at with 6+ years of experience. Before joining, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: