Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state led a high-powered delegation to confer with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state
Muhammad Bello, Special Adviser Media and Publicity to Governor Tambuwal in a statement on Sunday said the closed-door meeting, which lasted for more than two hours, was held at the precinct of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in the Ogun state capital.
According to him, the meeting was also attended by the Director General of Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Organization (APCO), Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, former Governors of Cross River, Osun and Jigawa state Sen. Liyel Imoke, Chief Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and Alhaji Sule Lamido, respectively.
At the close of the private audience, Governor Tambuwal told journalists that the deliberations yielded positive results.
“We had a very fruitful conversation with him.
“We’re in a build-up and we will continue to do what we have to do.”
Speaking on the forthcoming general elections, Tambuwal urged Nigerians to endeavor to exercise their civic duties for the betterment of the country.
“My message to Nigerians is that we should come out en masse in February, particularly February 25, to vote for a balanced ticket that reflects the characteristics of this country, that will provide the leadership that will stabilize it, revive our economy, and fosters more of national unity,” he said.