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Ambode And Buhari Meet Behind Closed Doors In Abuja



Muhammadu Buhari, Ambode Lagos State

Embattled Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday in Abuja, met President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors.

The meeting, which held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, according to NAN reports afforded the governor an opportunity to update the president on latest political development within the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State.

As earlier reported by Naija News, the National Leader of the APC and Ambode’s political godfather, Bola Tinubu, has allegedly withdrawn his support for the governor’s second term ambition.

Tinubu, according to reports, in now backing Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to become Lagos governor on the platform of the APC despite pleas by concerned individuals and several socio- political groups from within and outside Lagos state.

It was however, gathered that governors under the platform of APC, who met on Wednesday night in Abuja, had pleaded with President Buhari to intervene in the APC crisis in Lagos state.

The report further stated that the APC Governors’ Forum led by , Rochas Okorocha, delivered the governors’ message to the president few minutes before his meeting with Mr Ambode.

It is believed that the president’s intervention would end the tussle between Ambode and the Mandate Group, led by the APC national leader, Mr Tinubu.

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