- Chief Olu Falae had a closed-door meeting with former president Obasanjo
- Falae said the meeting was to discuss the affairs of the nation
- According to him, the affairs of Nigeria are greater than the political ambition of anybody
The national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, has explained that he visited former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, to discuss affairs of the nation with him.
The Punch reports that Falae spoke after his two-hour meeting with Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Tuesday, April 17.
The former secretary to the government of the federation described Obasanjo as his former boss and that the affairs of the nation were greater than any persons’ political ambition.
He said: "I am here to visit Papa Olusegun Obasanjo, former head of military government and former President of Nigeria who was my boss when I was the permanent secretary at the presidency. I have to come to see him about the affairs of Nigeria.
“The affairs of Nigeria are greater than the political ambition of anybody. So I came here to exchange views with Baba.”
NAIJ.com had reported that Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, was holding a closed door meeting with Falae, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
The SDP chairman arrived Obasanjo’s penthouse around 12pm and went straight into the meeting, Independent reports.
NAIJ.com notes that other attendees include a two time governorship candidate in Ogun state, Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka; a former spokesperson to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe; a governorship aspirant of SDP in the state, Sina Kawonise, amongst others.
It was reported that some chieftains of SDP including one Chief Majekodunmi who arrived the venue of the meeting, were prevented by the security operatives from accessing the m
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