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5 prominent people who visited Buhari this week (photos)


Since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed power, he has been receiving visitors at presidential villa.

This week, the president was visited by a number of prominent people.

Among those who visited Buhari were some state governors and a former head of state.

Naij.com brings you a list of prominent people who visited President Buhari this week.

1. General Yakubu Gowon: The former head of state held a closed door meeting with Buhari on Tuesday, August 23. Both men were said to have discussed the general affairs and problems of the country such as the current situation with the Chibok girls and the efforts the government is making to rescue them, the Niger Delta crisis and the ongoing anti-corruption war. Gowon was optimistic that Buhari had the ability to turn Nigeria around, calling on all Nigerians to support him as he tried to wipe corruption away.

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2. John Kerry: The United States Secretary of State was at the state house in Abuja on Tuesday, August 23. Corruption and security topped the agenda of their discussion. Kerry applauded Buhari on his fight against corruption, promising that the US will help in any way it can.




3. Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno: Both governors paid a courtesy visit to the president on Wednesday, August 24. The visit of Governor Yari may not be unconnected from the recent religious violence that occurred in Zamfara state where eight people were killed.

4. Governor Yahaya Bello: Buhari received the Kogi state governor at the state house on Thursday, August 25. Bello was with the president instead of attending the 4th Progressive Governance Lecture Series in Kaduna state.


5. Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III: The Alaafin of Oyo was at the presidential villa on Thursday, August 25. His discussions with the president bordered on problems facing the country, including the militancy in the Niger Delta and insurgency in the north.

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