Meanwhile, few hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared his interest in the 2023 presidential election, his erstwhile political godfather, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu held a close door meeting with
12 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The meeting whose agenda might be related to Tinubu’s presidential
ambition is held behind closed doors at the Kebbi state Governor’s
Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja.
The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku is the Chairman of the
Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, a think-tank for governors of the
Osinbajo, a protegè of Tinubu, had on Sunday night also met with APC
Governors to intimate them of his ambition. Those who met with the
Vice President on Sunday night were Governors Nasir el-Rufai
(Kaduna), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Babagana
Umara Zulum (Borno) and Babajide Sanwoolu (Lagos).
Those who met with Tinubu were Governors Gboyega Oyetola (Osun),
Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano), Mohammed
Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Abubakar Atiku
Bagudu (Kebbi) and Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos). Others were
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq (Kwara), Simon Bako Lalong (Plateau), Hope
Uzodinma (Imo), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa) and Dapo Abiodun