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Atiku visits Babangida in Minna

By Akin Alofetekun, Minna   |   15 February 2017   |   4:30 am

Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (left) and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar during Atiku’s courtesy visit to Babangida in Minna, Niger State …yesterday.

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that he will not advise the current government in the public except in confidence.This resolve is because he does not want it to be in the public domain or on the pages of newspapers.

He said this yesterday after ‎a meeting with ‎former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in his uphill mansion in Minna that lasted for two hours.

When asked on what will be his advise to the government on the way forward, he said “Well, if I am to advise the government, I will advise in confidence because I was in government before. I will only advise the government in confidence so that it won’t be on the pages of newspapers.”


Atiku who arrived the M‎inna international airport was received by the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello and accompanied to IBB’s house, said: “I came to visit the former president and also to wish him well since he returned from his medical vacation abroad.”

On his entourage were Capt. Yahaya Gombe, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, Alhaji Kwaironga Jada, Senator Mohammed Magoro and Alhaji Jamilu Jibrin.
Atiku had recently said restructuring ‎was the key to solving most of Nigeria’s problems. It is left for Nigeria‎ns to decide.




  • sirOscie

    Well said Turaki..
    Restructuring Nigeria is a step in the right direction and it’s time for Nigerians to make a strong decision on that for the development of our country Nigeria.

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