Posted by Tony Ailemen, Abuja | 20 December 2018 | 1,346 times
Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Mu’azu on Wednesday met behind closed doors with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Muazu however declined to speak with State House Correspondents after the over two hours closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential Villa, Abuja
The meeting is coming amidst speculations that the former PDP national chairman is on his way to joining forces fully with the All Progressive Congress APC, following reports that his is being wooed by the party ahead of 2019 general elections.
BusinessDay recall that Vice President Osinbajo had last weekend attended the wedding of Muazu’s daughter in Bauchi.
Businessday sources said his visit was not unconnected with plans to formalize his movement to the APC as well as to thank the Vice President for gracing his daughter’s wedding.
The wedding was also attended by former Vice President and presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general election Atiku Abubakar, traditional rulers, political and business associates of the former PDP chairman as well as other important personalities from across the country.
Muazu, it will be recalled also piloted the affairs of the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s failed re-election campaigns in 2015 and soon after, issues emerged of hi alleged betrayal of Jonathan, an accusation, his vehemently denied.
All efforts by the State House Correspondents to know why he was at the Presidential Villa, at this time failed as he politely declined to speak on his visit
•Sourced from a BusinessDay report
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