Berata Seeks Tinubu Blessing, Meets President-Elect Behind Closed-Door


News Investigators/ A member of the House of Representatives representing Biu/Bayo/Shani and Kwaya Kusar Federal Constituency of Borno State and a contender for the Speakership position of the 10th National Assembly, Rep, Muktar Betara, has met with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu in furtherance of his ambition.

Details of the meeting is yet unknown but sources said the parley which held on Tuesday behind closed-door was aimed to seek Mr Tinubu’s endorsement.

Mr. Betara has been canvassing support for his speakership aspiration with party members, House of Reps members-elect, former lawmakers and other stakeholders.

A statement by Betara’s Campaign Media Office in Abuja Wednesday confirmed the meeting, saying it is one of many consultations with stakeholders.

”Betara’s campaign and consultation with the president-elect is one out of many consultation he had embarked upon in the last three months ahead of the June inauguration.

“Betara who currently chairs the House of Representatives Appropriation Committee, had earlier exchanged warm pleasantries with the incoming Commander-in-Chief shortly after having some photo sessions,” it said.

“Betera’s consultation visit to the President-elect took place at his new official residence at the Defence House in Abuja, following the latter’s return from vacations and the Muslim lesser Hajj in Saudi Arabia,” the campaign office said.


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