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    2023 Election: Obasanjo Holds Meeting With SDP Leaders


    Jul 15, 2021

    Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has held a closed-door meeting with the national leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

    It was gathered that the meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, OOPL in Abeokuta, on Wednesday.

    The discussion between Obasanjo and the SDP leaders centred on the state of the nation and the way forward, Vanguard reports.

    Those at the meeting include the National Chairman of the Party Dr Olu Agunloye, Ambassador Yemi Faroumbi and other top party chieftains.

    Agunloye was a two time Minister under President Obasanjo as Minister of State Defence (Navy) and later full Minister of Power and Steel while Dr Faroumbi was the Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, also under the President Obasanjo regime.

    Confirming the meeting of top party leaders and Obasanjo, Dr Olu Agunloyensaid “Yes. Dr Faroumbi and I met the former President Obasanjo in private.

    “This is in line with our party’s agenda in promoting a democratic platform to foster justice, equity and equality in the political landscape in Nigeria.”

    Dr Agunloye however refused to disclose specifically what the leaders discussed behind closed doors with the former president

    But vanguard learnt that the party leaders would be meeting again with Obasanjo at a yet to be decided date.

    This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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