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Why I paid Obasanjo a visit – Saraki



The Senate President , Dr . Bukola Saraki, has disclosed what he called “ the main reason” why he visited ex -President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Monday.
Saraki had held a closed -door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the latter ’ s pent house within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta on Monday.

Saraki , who came in a black Toyota Land Cruiser in company with some security aides, arrived the OOPL around 5 . 30 pm .

He emerged from the meeting at 7 . 12 pm .

Our correspondent gathered that the meeting was earlier scheduled to hold at 4 . 00 pm but it did not start until 5 . 30 pm when Saraki arrived the venue .

Emerging from the meeting , Saraki told journalists that he was with Obasanjo to make up for his ( Saraki ’ s ) absence at the formal inauguration of the Presidential library held last year .

He said, “ You know , I missed the official opening of the library and that is why I have decided to come and see the place and , honestly , it is beautiful .

“We are very proud of what he has done here . ”

The embattled Senate President hurriedly entered his vehicle and it zoomed off when journalists asked him questions about the crisis rocking the National Assembly .

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Informed sources , however , said that the meeting was not unconnected with the crisis rocking the National Assembly over the plot to impeach him by the All Progressives Congress senators .