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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has cleared the air on the meeting between him and the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu saying, it not political.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that Osinbajo had paid a visit to Tinubu and his running mate Kashim Shettima on Wednesday in his Abuja home.
The Vice President was received by the APC presidential candidate and his deputy, Kashim Shettima.
However, there have been speculations about the purpose of the visit, especially given the fact that Osinbajo has not been part of Tinubu’s campaign for 2023 presidency.
However, reacting to the speculations, Osinbajo through his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, said it was to exchange pleasantries in the spirit of the season.
Akande made this clarification in a tweet he posted on his verified handle.
“At the meeting, the vice president and Asiwaju exchanged pleasantries in the spirit of the season.
“And in response to media inquiries whether this was a political meeting, it was not,” he, said
He noted that Wednesday’s meeting was the third between both leaders since after the APC presidential primaries in June.
Recall that shortly after the primaries, Tinubu paid the vice president a visit at his Aguda House residence, in the Presidential Villa.
They met again at the Ministerial Retreat still in the Villa in October.
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