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Obasanjo meets with Jonathan again in closed-door meeting

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, met with ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience at their residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa state this morning. The former presidents held a closed-door meeting with other dignitaries including the governor of Bayelsa, Mr. Seriake Dickson.

Obasanjo who arrived Yenagoa, the state capital yesterday with other notable personalities for this month’s Bayelsa praise night, earlier visited Goodluck Jonathan some months ago in Bayelsa where the former president (Obasanjo) described the visit as a meeting of brothers.

According to reports, the meeting had to do with the political tension in the country ahead of the 2019 election.

 

About Lanre Oyetade

A multiple award winner in Economics and business journalism, Lanre Oyetade has served close to two decades in the media industry, spanning different notable stables, where he is privileged to have risen to the position of a title editor. A masters degree holder in Economics from the University of Lagos and doctoral student at the Babcock University, he is a winner of the prestigious NMMA Capital Market Award for two consecutive years (2004 & 2005), and was also a nominee for the body’s banking and finance and money market awards for two years. In 2013, he also won the Most Outstanding Business-Reporting Title Editor award of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). A minister in the LORDS’s vineyard, he has been an inspirational speaker and resource person at many corporate and religious fora since early 2004, and has so far authored three books on the capital market; on personal effectiveness, and on personal finance, in 2008 and 2014, respectively.