President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday played host to some politicians, among who were 10 state governors and the Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Gbajabiamila, along with 30 members of All Progressives Congress visited the President in the morning at his Daura country home located along Kongolam Road, Daura.
Although sources said that the Speaker and his entourage were in Daura to pay Sallah homage to the President, it was learnt that political issues took centre stage at the closed door meeting .
The governors’ meeting with the President began a few minutes before 4 p.m and lasted over one hour.
The governors in attendance included that of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi; Aminu Masari (Katsina); Simon Lalong (Plateau); Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa); Abubakar Bello (Niger); Abubakar Ganduje (Kano); Gboyega Oketola (Osun); Benedict Ayade (Cross Rivers); David Umahi (Ebonyi ) and Muhammed Yahaya (Gombe).
Although the governors’ aides who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the governors were in Daura to celebrate Eid-El -Kabir with the President, sources said issues of national interest were also discussed at the closed door meeting.