Shekarau, Yerima Others In Villa To Meet Buhari

By Tijjani Tijjani

The former governors of Kano and Zamfara states Ibrahim Shekarau; Ahmed Yerima, and a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Yayale Ahmed, are leading a delegation of politicians to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The visit of the group is under the auspices of National Network for Community and Youth Development.

Ibrahim  Shekarau was a political ally of Muhammadu Buhari that the President’s support led to his victory to become Kano state governor in 2003 before they parted ways ahead of the 2011 presidential elections.

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The differences between the two leaders of the then ANPP saw Muhammadu Buhari leaving to form the defunct CPC, while Ibrahim Shekarau remained in the ANPP and ran against Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011 election.

Shekarau’s visit to the Villa is the official public meeting with Muhamadu Buhari since he defected to APC.