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Former VP Namadi Sambo explains why he met with Acting President Osinbajo today

He said the visit was a usual familiarization

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo welcoming Former Vice President Namadi Sambo to a closed door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja / Photo Credit Abayomi Adeshida 10/05/2017

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo revealed that the purpose of his visit to the present VP Yemi Osinbajo, who is also the acting president, was for ‘familiarization,’ Vanguard reports.

He said the visit was a usual familiarization.

He said to news correspondent after the visit: “As you know, former presidents visit Mr. President and former vice presidents visit incumbent vice president.’’

Sambo also said he was happy to meet his former colleagues during his visit. He thanked them for a warm reception.

“I am happy to see all of our old colleagues here and I want to thank you very much for this very good reception.’’

He, however, declined to go into the specifics of his private meeting with Osinbajo.

Namadi Sambo was Vice President to former President Goodluck Jonathan who handed over power to President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2015.

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