El-Rufai visits Gowon after meeting SDP leaders, amid talks of plans to dump APC

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A former governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has visited ex-military Head of State, Yakubu Gowon.

El-Rufai visited Gowon at his residence in Abuja on Tuesday.

The meeting is coming shortly after the All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain met with leaders of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, for the second time.

The second visit further fueled speculations that the former governor is planning to dump the APC.

El-Rufai was pictured at the Abuja residence of Senator Abubakar Gada, along with SDP chairman Shehu Musa Gabam and other party leaders.

Also reported to be present at the meeting were Senator Teslim Folarin, APC, gubernatorial candidate for Oyo State in the 2023 general elections, and Senator Nazif Suleiman, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from Bauchi State.

The meeting at Gada’s home in Abuja on Sunday night came after El-Rufai hosted a Ramadan iftar at his Abuja residence.

Those at the Ramadan iftar include the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, Shehu Musa Gabam, and others.

El-Rufai also visited Gabam at the SDP secretariat

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