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Why I Visited Osinbajo at Aso Rock – Former VP, Namadi Sambo Reveals



Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, who on Wednesday, paid a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as both held private discussions, has spoken on his visit.

We reported on Wednesday that the immediate past Vice-President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo, and the current Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, met behind closed doors inside Osinbajo’s office at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa at about 4:00pm.

While speaking to State House correspondents during the visit, the former Vice President, said “the visit was a usual familiarisation”, adding that “I have come to visit Mr. Vice President and the Acting President as a usual familiarisation visit.

“As you know, former presidents visit Mr. President and former vice presidents visit incumbent vice president,” he told correspondents after the visit.

Sambo said he was happy to meet his former staffers during the visit and thanked them for according him good reception

“I am happy to see all of you our old colleagues here and I want to thank you very much for this very good reception.”

When prompted to disclose what both discussed, he declined, saying it was private.

Sambo climbed the staircase to approach the office of the Acting President, Osinbajo received him on the corridor and led him inside.

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Sambo was Vice President to former President Goodluck Jonathan who handed over power to President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2015.