Tinubu, Akande visit Buhari, restates faith in United Nigeria


President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night, received the national leader of the All Progressives Congress 
(APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and pioneer interim chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, at the Presidential 
Villa, Abuja.

The delegation was in the villa to pay condolences to the president over the air crash of last Friday which claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other officers and men in Kaduna. 

Tinubu and Akande were accompanied on the visit by a former governor of Ogun State, Chief Segun Osoba; a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade (Rtd.) and Chief Pius Akinyelure. 

Speaking to the State House correspondents after the meeting Tinubu re-emphasised his position on the recent activities of secessionist groups in the 
country, saying he stood for a united Nigeria.

According to Tinubu, Nigeria is a nation and it should be preserved that way; as a productive, peaceful and united nation.

“We have already made our position clear; that we want a one, united, peaceful, stable country. Productive and promising. Nigeria is not just a rat village, it’s a nation and we want to keep it as one,” he said. -Leadership.

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