Tinubu, Shettima Meet Jonathan In Abuja

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, met with former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Tinubu, Shettima Meet Jonathan In Abuja

Tinubu met with Jonathan on Tuesday at the latter residence.

The meeting is in continuation of Mr. Tinubu’s nationwide consultation with critical stakeholders ahead of the 2023 elections.

Tinubu was accompanied by Kashim Shettima his running mate Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun; Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau; and Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, among others.

The source, who was at the meeting, told newsmen that the brief meeting gave the leaders the opportunity to discuss various national issues and the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

Tinubu, after the brief meeting, was quoted as saying that he was on a courtesy visit to the former president being a former leader and one of the critical stakeholders in the Nigeria project.

According to the source, “Tinubu told Jonathan of his presidential ambition and sought his support. ”

The source pointed out that the meeting was part of efforts by  Tinubu to get the support of all critical stakeholders for his presidential ambition.

“Truly, Jonathan was at home with us. He was very receptive. You know the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) no longer accords him that respect.

“He is more comfortable with us. He is happy that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visited him, he is at home with his aspirations,” the source said.

Tinubu also recently had a similar meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta.

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