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Sambo storms Aso Rock in a surprise visit to VP Osinbajo

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Alhaji Namadi Sambo,  Vice to the immediate former Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday paid a political surprise visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in Aso Rock, Abuja.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  reports that the host and his guest held private discussions.

On arrival, Sambo climbed the staircase to approach the office of the Acting President, Osinbajo received him on the corridor and led him inside.

Sambo was the vice president during PDP’s reign at Aso Rock, which makes the visit news to political analysts.

Sambo, who saw nothing new about the visit,  said it was a usual familiarisation.

“I have come to visit Mr . Vice President and the Acting President as a usual familiarisation visit .

“ As you know, former presidents visit Mr . President and former vice presidents visit incumbent vice president , ’’ he told correspondents after the visit .

Sambo said he was happy to meet his former staffers during the visit and thanked them for according him good reception

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

Details of their meeting were not made public, just as Sambo said “it was private. ”

Jonathan/Sambo handed over power to Buhari/Osinbajo on May 29, 2015.

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