Jonathan meets IBB in Minna

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, held a closed-door meeting with former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his uphill residence in Minna.

Jonathan reportedly drove to Minna in a GMC bullet proof SUV with registration number ABJ 961ER, with eight vehicles in his convoy and arrived at Babangida’s residence at about 10.00am.

The meeting between the two leaders, which started few minutes after 10.00am, did not end until about 12.14pm.

Jonathan declined to give details of his visit to IBB, saying it was “private and personal.”

When pressed further, Jonathan said he was in Minna to commiserate with the former military leader on his safe return from medical trip abroad.

“I have not seen General Babangida since he returned from medical vacation and I felt it was the right time to do so,” Jonathan said.

Asked to comment on the prevailing political and economic situation in the country, the former president said he is “a retired politician,” telling the journalists that, “you people are doing a nice job, you are doing well.”

Source: Daily Trust

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