JUST IN: Tinubu, Orji Kalu meet behind closed doors in Aso Rock
NEWS DIGEST – A former governor of Lagos State who is the current National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is currently meeting with a former governor of Abia State and current Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, in the latter’s Aso-Rock, home in Abuja.
Tinubu, according to Punch Newspaper, arrived at the Kalu’s residence at exactly 4:25pm.
The two politicians were said to have hugged each others and exchanged cordial pleasantries.
They were said to have engaged in a closed door meeting afterwards.
The newspaper explained that Kalu, before the closed door meeting; expressed gratitude to God for Tinubu’s speedy recovery.
Tinubu, returned to Nigeria on October 8 after spending some months in London, where he had a knee surgery.
The reason for their meeting was not yet made known to journalists but it might not be unconnected with some political and economic developments in the country.
The visit comes amidst talks that both men are being strongly positioned for the 2023 presidency to succeed the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
Both men were former governors of their respective states from 1999 to 2007.
While Tinubu was a former Senator, Orji Uzor Kalu is the current Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District in the 9th Senate.