Former President Obasanjo Visits First Lady Remi Tinubu

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Abuja, Nigeria – June 18, 2024: In a notable gesture of goodwill, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo visited the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Monday. The visit was part of the Sallah celebrations, underscoring a moment of unity and respect within the country’s political sphere.

Busola Kukoyi, the First Lady’s media aide, shared photos of the visit on her X account, capturing the significant meeting. Kukoyi’s post highlighted the cordial atmosphere, noting, “Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, shared a moment of camaraderie during the Sallah Celebration on Monday, June 17th.”

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This visit follows closely on the heels of another notable appearance by Obasanjo. Just 48 hours prior, the former president was seen wearing a cap emblazoned with President Bola Tinubu’s emblem, an act that drew significant attention. The event, which included several African dignitaries, featured a video of Obasanjo donning the cap, symbolizing a gesture of support or camaraderie towards the current administration.

The interactions between Obasanjo and the Tinubu administration highlight a significant moment of political diplomacy and mutual respect in Nigeria’s landscape. As one of the nation’s elder statesmen, Obasanjo’s actions often carry symbolic weight, and his recent engagements suggest a fostering of unity and collaboration among Nigeria’s leaders.

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