Ali Modu Sheriff In Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari
A former Borno State Governor and former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali-Modu Sheriff, was seen at the presidential villa, Abuja on Thursday.
Modu-Sheriff went straight to President Muhammadu Buhari’s office where both had a closed-door meeting for about one hour.
Modu Sheriff who arrived the villa at about 2:30 pm was welcome by a crowd of statehouse correspondent who wanted to know his mission but he declined an interview with the promise to speak after the meeting.
However, the former leader of the PDP faction turned down journalists after the meeting with President Buhari.
Modu-Sheriff only took time to exchange pleasantries briefly with some state governors who were in the Presidential Villa for a meeting of the National Economic Council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
Recalled that Modu-Sheriff also had a closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last year.
He lost the battle for the chairmanship of the PDP at the Supreme Court to Ahmed Makarfi last year.
This year, the former Borno governor joined APC after he lost to Markafi through litigation.
The national leadership of the party, however, advised him and others interested in joining the party to do so at ward level rather than approaching the national secretariat in Abuja.