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2023: Modu Sheriff holds secret meeting with ex-president Obasanjo

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and Senator Modu Sheriff

Former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff on Thursday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta.

The meeting, which reportedly lasted about 30 minutes, was held at the private residence of the former president.

While addressing newsmen after the meeting, Sheriff described the visit as “private”.

“My coming here is for a pure private meeting.

“Baba Obasanjo is an elder statesman and I, being a younger one, it is important that from time to time, I come and greet my father, discuss with him and go back.

“You know, if Nigeria were a private company, Obasanjo would have been the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer. So I have come for consultation and private chat,” he said.

On the forthcoming 2023 general elections, the All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain simply said: “I want my party to win.”




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