- Senate President Bukola Saraki has revealed why he visited Olusegun obasanjo in Abeokuta
- Saraki said he visited to make up for his absence at the formal inauguration of the presidential library held last year
Contrary to the rumour that Bukola Saraki may have visited the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, to talk about his presidential ambition, the senate president said his visit has nothing to do with politics.
Saraki, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the former president said he was in Abeokuta to make up for his (Saraki’s) absence at the formal inauguration of the Presidential library held last year, Punch reports.
He said: “You know, I missed the official opening of the library and that is why I have decided to come and see the place and, honestly, it is beautiful.
“We are very proud of what he has done here.”
He, however, declined to comment on the crisis rocking the National Assembly when asked questions about it by the journalists.
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Recall that NAIJ.com earlier reported that the senate president arrived at the home of Obasanjo in the evening on Monday, August 13 for a closed door meeting.
Meanwhile, Saraki's meetig with Obasajo is coming less than a week after he met with former military president, Ibrahim Babangida.
The meeting took at the Hilltop residence, of the former military ruler.
Saraki landed at Minna International Airport at about 4.10 PM and drove straight to the hilltop home of the reclusive former leader.
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