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South-South Governors Meets with President Buhari in Abuja

Four governors from the South-South region and from opposition party, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa, Abuja.

The governors are Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.

The meeting commenced at about 3:00 pm inside the president’s office following his arrival from a religious/traditional/stakeholders meeting in Kaduna State.

Details of the meeting was not disclosed. Addressing State House Correspondents, Dickson said they were in the State House to confer with Buhari on sundry issues relating to their states.

“My colleagues and I came to have audience with the president on issues pertinent to our country and our respective states.

“We had a robust and fruitful discussion with the president and he promised to look into it in any way possible,” he added.

On what areas the meeting focused on, the Bayelsa governor stated: “We don’t want to go into those details.”

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