The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) on Thursday hosted the House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, 30 members of All Progressives Congress and 10 state governors at his Daura country home in Katsina State.
Although a reliable source said that the Speaker and his entourage were in Daura to pay Sallah homage to the President, it was learnt that political issues took centre stage behind a closed door meeting.
The source also said that the governors’ meeting with the President began a few minutes before 4 p.m and lasted over one hour.
In attendance were Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Aminu Masari (Katsina), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Abubakar Bello (Niger), Abubakar Ganduje (Kano), Gboyega Oketola (Osun), Benedict Ayade (Cross Rivers), David Umahi (Ebonyi) and Muhammed Yahaya (Gombe).
An aide to one of the governors also told PUNCH that the delegates were in Daura to celebrate Eid-El -Kabir with the President, sources said issues of national interest were also discussed at the closed-door meeting.
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