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South-South Governors’ Won’t Provide Details of Meeting With Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with four South-South state governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

The governors in attendance included

Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State; Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State; Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers State.

Buhari met with them at the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after he returned from his condolence visit to Kaduna State.

The governors refused on Tuesday to provide details of the meeting with the president.

Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting which started at 2:50pm, Dickson who refused details of the meeting said, discussion centered on issues concerning the south south region.

He said, “My colleagues and I came to have audience with the president to discuss issues pertinent to our country and pertinent to our respective states.

We had a robust and fruitful discussion with the president and he promised to look into it in anyway possible.”

Asked what they discussed about, the Bayelsa Governor said, “We don’t want to go into those details.”


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