Why I Visited Obasanjo – Gov. Tambuwal

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The Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, has paid an unscheduled visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday, August 22, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence in Ogun state.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to journalists by the former president’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi.

According to the statement, Governor Tambuwal described Obasanjo as a statesman who is still relevant for consultations on issues of governance and challenges of the country.

The Sokoto state governor who spoke that the duo met behind closed-doors said Nigerians shall continue to learn from the former president.

He hinted that they had a successful parley and he was happy that the elder statesman was in high spirit.

His words: “You know Baba is our leader, statesman. And it is always good for us to come around to see how he is doing, pay homage and to consult him on very many issues of governance, that is why we have come this afternoon. And, we brought him the greetings and felicitations of the good people of Sokoto state.

“We shall continue to learn from him, drink from his wealth of experience and fountain of his knowledge and wisdom on issues of governance and challenges of today.”

He prayed to God to continue to give the former president good health.

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