26th September, 2022
Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi on Sunday stormed Minna, Niger State where he met with former Heads of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar.
The meeting is unconnected with his 2023 presidential ambition. He visited the due alongside his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed.
Obi posted photos of the meeting on his Twitter page and wrote: “Today, my running mate, Dr Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed and I visited President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, GCFR, at his home in Minna.
“He received us very warmly and we had insightful conversations on the state of affairs in our country. We are grateful to IBB for his fatherly welcome and counsel.”
On the meeting with Abdulsalami, he wrote: “It was a pleasure and honour for me and my running mate, Dr Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, to be hosted by Nigeria’s military president, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, GCFR, at his home in Minna today.
“Gen Abubakar is a true statesman with an abiding love for Nigeria who fueled our hope for a better future.