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2023: Tinubu visits Orji Kalu, holds closed door meeting


National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has met with Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, in his Aso-Villa Abuja residence.

Tinubu arrived Kalu’s residence at exactly 4:25pm according to a statement by Kalu’s aide, Kenneth Cole.

According to the statement, both men hugged, exchanged cordial pleasantries and went into a closed-door meeting.

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The statement reads in part: “Reports gathered that shortly before they engaged in the meeting; Kalu expressed his gratitude to God for his speedy recovery.

Tinubu, returned to Nigeria on October 8, 2021, after spending months in London, where he underwent knee surgery.

“The reason for their meeting is not yet known to newsmen but it might not be unconnected with political and economic reasons.

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“The visit comes amid talks that both men are being strongly positioned for the 2023 presidency to succeed the incumbent President Buhari.

“Both men were former Governors of their respective states within the same tenure.

“While Tinubu was a former Senator, Orji Uzor Kalu is the current Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District in the ninth Senate.”

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