Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan met on Monday at Obasanjo’s mansion on Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
Sources close to the Obasanjo home said the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and founder of Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, were at the meeting at the instance of the former President as one of conditions given by Obasanjo before any meeting with Jonathan could take place .
It was learnt that the men of God were called to be witnesses of what would transpire between Jonathan and his benefactor, Obasanjo, during the meeting after the terms of the outcome of previous series of discussions between the two were allegedly not followed by the President.
It was further learnt that Obasanjo would use the avenue to ask Jonathan salient questions to the hearing of Adeboye and Oyedepo bordering on security situation of the country, his loyalists who were weeded out of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) as well as the matter concerning the South West Organising Mobilisation Committee Chairman of PDP, Prince Buruji Kashamu, whom the former President said can’t be his leader.
The meeting still on – going as at the time of filing the report by 9:32pm.
However, earlier on Monday, Jonathan had arrived the M.K.O stadium in Abeokuta by 3: 50pm and headed straight to the State box at the MKO Abiola stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta for re-election campaign rally.
In his campaign train were BoT Chairman, Chief Tony Anenih, Governor Olusegun Mimiko, the party National Chairman, Adamu Muazu, ex – governor Gbenga Daniel, Chief Femi Fani – Kayode, PDP governorship candidate in the state, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, state party Chairman, Bayo Dayo, former Defence Minister, Musiliu Obanikoro, the agriculture Minister, Adesina Akinwunmi among others.
Addressing the rally earlier, Jonathan who pleaded with Ogun electorate to give him their mandate the second time, acknowledged the place of the state as having played and continued to play pivotal roles in annals of the nation.