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Islamic Scholar, Sheik Gumi, Obasanjo Meet In Abeokuta

Islamic Scholar, Sheik Gumi, Obasanjo Meet In Abeokuta
  • PublishedApril 4, 2021


The former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday met with Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

This was confirmed by Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, to newsmen.

Gumi was said to be accompanied to the meeting by some religious leaders in the country.

The Islamic scholar, according to Akinyemi, arrived the residence of the former president inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

He was reported to have arrived at about 11.00 a.m. and immediately went into a closed-door meeting with Obasanjo.

Speaking on the meeting, Akinyemi said, “Yes, it is true. He (Gumi) is currently meeting with Baba alongside other religious leaders.”

However details of the meeting were not disclosed to reporters.

It will be recalled that Gumi recently had meetings with groups of bandits in Zamfara and Niger states in order to negotiate the release of students under the seige of the bandits.

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