Osinbajo, Tinubu, Saraki, Atiku in crucial meeting

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting behind closed doors with some chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

The meeting which started at about 11am is holding inside one of the conference rooms of the Vice President’s Office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Those in attendance include a leader of the party; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun; Senate Leader, Ali Ndume; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; and a former interim chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, among others.

Saraki arrived at about 12.30pm when the meeting was already underway.

The agenda of the meeting was not made public.

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently on a one-week official visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

The meeting ended at about 2.40pm.

All those who attended refused to speak to journalists on the agenda of the meeting.

The Special Adviser to the Vice President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, however announced that a press statement on the meeting would be issued later.