Sen Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 presidential candidate, has met with former President Goodluck Jonathan in continuation of his nationwide consultation with the country’s critical stakeholders ahead of the election.
According to an authoritative source in Tinubu’s camp, the former two-term governor of Lagos State and one of APC’s national leaders met with Johnathan on Tuesday night in his Abuja residence.
The source said Tinubu was accompanied by his Vice-Presidential running mate, Sen. Kashim Shettima and five APC governors among others on the visit.
SEN BOLA TINUBU, ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) 2023 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, HIS VICE-PRESIDENTIAL RUNNING MATE AND SOME APC GOVERNORS AT THE ABUJA RESIDENCE OF FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN ON TUESDAY NIGHT DURING THE VISIT
It said the brief meeting gave the leaders the opportunity to discuss various national issues and the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
The source further said that Tinubu, while coming out from the meeting, said he was on a courtesy visit to the former president being a former leader and one of the critical stakeholders in the Nigerian project.
“He also said he told Jonathan of his presidential ambition and to seek his support,” the source said.
It listed those on Tinubu’s entourage to include: Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Gov. Bello Matawale of Zamfara, Gov. Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa and Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara among others.
The source added that the meeting was part of efforts by Tinubu to get the buying in of all critical stakeholders to his presidential ambition.
“Truly, Jonathan is at home with us. He was very receptive to us. You know the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) no longer accorded him that respect.
“He is more comfortable with us. He was happy that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visited him, he is at home with his aspirations,” the source said.
Newsatlarge recalled that Tinubu had a similar meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta recently(newsatlarge.ng//http)