hief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), have met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger state.
The meeting took place on Monday, April 1. According to Leadership, the meeting which lasted for over two hours was held at the hilltop home of former military president, IBB.
It was learnt that visitors who usually besiege Babangida’s house were streamlined, with some of them stopped from entering the house ahead of the arrival of former President Obasanjo at about 3:00pm yesterday.
Before the arrival of Obasanjo, former head of state, General Abubakar was already in IBB’s house waiting. On arrival, Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, received Obasanjo at Minna airport and took him to IBB home at hill top without official retinue.
It was learnt that after the usual pleasantries, even the closest domestic and security staff in the house were excused from the inner chamber at the time the meeting went into closed door. It was also gathered that the Niger State governor who initially received Obasanjo later left the three elder statesmen. The former leaders met for over two hours before Obasanjo left the state at about 6:00pm.