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    President Muhammadu Buhari Friday, January 11, met with south-west traditional rulers at the State House, Abuja.

    The south-west monarch where led by the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi to meet President Buhari.

    Ooni Ogunwusi, who spoke with State House correspondent after the meeting, said the meeting with the president had nothing to do with politics.

    The Nation reports that the Ife monarch said the meeting was to tell the President the importance of including more youths and women in government and to thank him for what he has been doing for the South West.

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation
    Source: UGC

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    He said: “We are not here for politics.

    “We are father to all, very close to our people; the only politics we understand is politics of development.

    “We are here to talk about development for our people in all the states of the south western Nigeria.

    “We are here to point out the good things Mr. President has been doing especially the cordial relationship with the Vice President who is from the south western part of the country.

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation
    Source: UGC

    "Historically we know the issues of presidents and Vice Presidents in Nigeria, we have not experienced such.

    “We are here to further request from Mr. President good things that we want in our various states. When you are doing good, we will first of all appreciate the good things before asking for more. What is critical for us here is to champion development for our people.

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation

    President Buhari with some south-west monarchs at the State House. Photo source: The Nation
    Source: UGC

    “We spoke about the inclusion of youths in the current government and also women inclusion.

    “In terms of demography of voting pattern, we know that everything rests on the shoulders of Nigerian youths, we want to see them in this cabinet.

    “So we are here not to be misconstrued for politics, we are here to be identified with development and progress of our nation more especially south west.”

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    Legit.ng earlier reported that southwest director, Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, Olusola Oke, said the southwest region would support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in the forthcoming general elections.

    He told newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday, January 3, after a private meeting with Governor Abiola Ajimobi in his office.

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