7 APC governors meet Tinubu over Obaseki

SEVEN governors elected on the tickets of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met with the national leader of the party, Senator Bola Tinubu, at the State House, Marina, Lagos, on Sunday, over the fate of the embattled governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki.

The meeting was meant to resolve the crisis between Obaseki and his political godfather and national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, in the governor’s bid for a second term ticket.

Details of the closed-door meeting were sketchy at the time of going to the press on Sunday evening.

However, one of the close aides to the personalities who confirmed the meeting but craved anonymity said Tinubu joined the governor after they had converged at the venue.

Another source privy to the meeting said governors from Jigawa, Niger, Plateau, Kano and Kebbi states were in attendance.

 

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