Sunday 12 February 2017

Acting President Prof. Osinbajo Held A Brief Meeting With Gov. Wike At The Port Harcourt International Airport (Photo)

Osinbajo held a brief meeting with Gov. Wike at the Port Harcourt International Airport  (Photo)

Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo held a very brief meeting with Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa shortly before departing for an interactive session with stakeholders in the Niger Delta.

Wike has a short confidential chat with Osinbajo while the latter sat in a helicopter at Port Harcourt Airport on his way to Bayelsa.

The Guardian reports that the meeting held on Friday, February 10 as Osinbajo passed through Port Harcourt and that after the reception formalities, Wike held a brief chat with Osinbajo on the sidelines.

Osinbajo later departed for Bayelsa State accompanied by minister of state for petroleum Ibe Kachikwu; minister of state for agriculture Heineken Lokpobiri; former Bayelsa state governor, Chief Timipre Sylva, and service commanders.

Osinbajo is expected to visit Rivers State on Monday in continuation of his consultation with stakeholders in the Niger Delta.

Meanwhile, in what appears to be a sign that President Muhammadu Buhari may return to the country this weekend as earlier reported, presidential aides have been put on standby his return from London, United Kingdom.

The Punch quotes sources at the Presidential Villa in Abuja as saying on Friday, February 10 that the president was being expected this weekend and that presidential aides and officials of the Protocol Unit, including security operatives, had been put on the alert over the Buhari's imminent arrival.

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