Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Five Others

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By Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari his official resident at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and four governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) also attended the meeting.

The governors are Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Aminu Masari (Katsina), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun.

Governor-elect of Ekiti sate, Kayode Fayemi, who earlier met with Mr. Buhari, also attended the meeting which lasted 45 minutes.

The reason for the meeting is not immediately known. Sources say it may not be unconnected with the reported plan by Mr. Saraki to lead a breakaway faction out of APC.

When asked the purpose and outcome of the meeting, Mr. Saraki and the governors declined comments.

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