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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday had a closed-door meeting with former Military leader, Ibrahim Babangida on issue believed to centre on Atiku’s interest to contest the 2019 presidential election.
The meeting, which took place at the Minna residence of Babangida, lasted for about two hours.
At the end of the meeting, Atiku not only refused to speak with journalists, he also shunned entreaties from his supporters.
Atiku, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). arrived Minna Airport in a private jet with registration number T7888 at about 10:45 am and was received by the Deputy Governor, Ahmad Muhammad Ketso and former Governor Muazu Babangida-Aliyu as well as PDP executive in the state.
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The former Vice President alighted from the private jet to a rousing welcome from party members and supporters who thronged the airport as early as 8:am.
Atiku was driven to the hilltop residence of the former Military leader in a convoy.
The former VP, Aliyu and other dignitaries were received at the private quarters of Babangida but Aliyu and others were excused out of the meeting.
About two hours later, Atiku came out with long face and declined to talk to journalists.
He was driven back straight to the Airport after the meeting where he also declined to speak to journalists who waited for hours to have a session with him.
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