President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday hosted a meeting with former governors who were elected in 1999, marking Nigeria’s return to democracy.
The ex-governors, popularly referred to as the “Class of 1999,” met with President Tinubu at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Those in attendance include James Ibori (Delta); Donald Duke (Cross River); Niyi Adebayo (Ekiti); Lucky Igbinedion (Edo); Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia); Sam Egwu (Ebonyi).
Others are Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu); Ibrahim Saminu Turaki (Jigawa); Adamu Muazu (Bauchi); Obong Victor Attah (Akwa Ibom)’ Olusegun Osoba (Ogun); Bisi Akande (Osun); Ahmad Yerima (Zamfara); Jolly Nyame (Taraba); Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto) and Joshua Dariye (Plateau).
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A total of 18 former governors were part of the Class of 1999, with Tinubu presiding over Lagos state from 1999 to 2007.
The agenda of today’s meeting at Aso Rock was not disclosed at the time of reporting.