Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday received APC Governors in his office at the Presidential Villa on a felicitation visit as he recovers from the surgery done last month.
While welcoming the Governors, the Vice President expressed his appreciation for the visit and the good wishes.
In a statement released on 30th August by Laolu Kande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the office of the Vice President, the VP further applauded the Nigerian doctors for their expertise as well as their effort in making cutting-edge medical facilities available in the country.
Regrettably he expressed his displeasure that Nigerian doctors are constrained by regulations from advertising as such Nigerians are unaware that such quality medical services are locally available.
Topical national issues among which were the economy and ASUU strike were discussed.
The Vice President and the Governors then agreed to engage these and other pressing issues further with a view to bringing urgent resolution for the benefit of Nigerians.
According to the Vice President “we all need to work together on these critical issues. We need to think through things, and we need to do it fast.”
Present at the meeting were Governors, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State; Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State; Simon Lalong of Plateau State; Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State; Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara; Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State; Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa, and the deputy governor of Ebonyi State, Kelechi Igwe.
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In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari is reported to have held a closed door meeting with the Governors of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at state House, Abuja on Tuesday.
The agenda of the meeting was not made public as at the time of reporting and all the participants declined speaking to the press.
Despite their refusal to speak to the press, speculations had it that the meeting centered on next year’s general elections.