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Seyi Makinde reveals what G5 members discussed With Tinubu
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 9 Jun 2023   ||   Nigeria,

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has disclosed what the G5 governors discussed during a visit to President Bola Tinubu.

The G5 made up of aggrieved politicians within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) kicked against the emergence of PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the last elections and backed the return of power to Southern Nigeria.

According to Makinde, who is the only member of the G5 that is still a governor, the group also known as the Integrity group met Tinubu to brief him of the latest happenings in the country and reiterate their stance for fairness, equity and justice in Nigeria.

Makinde, also acknowledged that nation building is a difficult task and demand constant evaluation.

Addressing State House correspondents on Thursday evening, June 8, the Oyo governor said;

“Nation building is a very difficult task. You have to keep evaluating, you know what you’re doing, where you’re going. So, we have to keep seeing the President, you know, to let him know what is happening.

“The G-5, the Integrity Group, came to let the President know what we stood for: fairness, justice, and equity.

In attendance at the meeting alongside Makinde were four former governors within the party. They are former Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu).


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