PDP and APC governors meet Buhari in London-Photos

Seven governors  selected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in London met the president today. The governors departed Nigeria on Tuesday, July 25

The governors include: Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Umar Ganduje (Kano), Kashim Shettima (Borno), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo)

The delegation was led by Abdulaziz Yari the governor of Zamfara state and the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.

The governors were selected to reflect all the geo-political zone of the country.

The visit was confirmed by Mr. Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity.

Garba Shehu when asked why Governor Fayose who has been critical of the president and his handlers was excluded from the delegation he said the selection was done by the Nigeria Governors` Forum and not the federal government.

He added that  “The visit is a goodwill visit and there is nothing more than that.

He was asked why the president has not addressed the nation but prefers delegates  He said “It is a question of what he prefers and if he opts for address option, he will do so.”


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