Tinubu’s Diplomatic Outreach: Summit with Kwankwaso in Presidential Office Sparks Intrigue
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has embarked on a series of strategic meetings, the latest being a rendezvous with the 2023 presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.
The closed-door meeting, held inside the president’s office at the State House on Sunday, January 20, 2024, follows Tinubu’s recent discussions with APC stakeholders, including the National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Unclear Agenda: President Initiates Meeting, Aims for Resolution between Ganduje and Kwankwaso
Although the precise agenda of the meeting remains shrouded in mystery, sources reveal that it was at the instance of the president.
The intention appears to revolve around resolving the differences between Abdullahi Ganduje and Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, both influential figures in Kano State politics.
Presidential Resolve: Tinubu Signals Intent to Mediate Between APC Factions
A source familiar with the development disclosed that President Tinubu expressed his determination to convene a meeting aimed at reconciling the discord between Ganduje and Kwankwaso.
The president has reportedly taken the initiative to bring the warring factions to the negotiation table, fostering unity within the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Reconciliation Directives: Kwankwaso Urged to Engage Supporters in Preparation for Talks
In a move towards reconciliation, the president informed Kwankwaso about the ongoing efforts and advised him to engage with his supporters regarding the proposed reconciliation.
Both Ganduje and Kwankwaso have been directed to select two representatives each for an upcoming meeting where the final decision on reconciliation will be reached.
APC Unity in the Balance: High-Stakes Meeting Looms for Ganduje and Kwankwaso
As the political landscape undergoes a delicate maneuver, Tinubu’s diplomatic overtures aim to mend the fractures within the APC.
The upcoming meeting, involving key representatives from both factions, holds the potential to shape the future trajectory of the party in Kano and strengthen its unity ahead of critical political events.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn