President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday met with the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and representatives of traditional rulers from the South West geo-political zone of the country at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, the Ooni said that the meeting had nothing to do with politics, rather to tell the President the importance of including more youths and women in his government and to thank him for what he has been doing for the South West.
The traditional ruler further said that they were at the seat of the Government to ask for more developmental projects in the zone and to appreciate President Buhari for the cordial relationship between him and the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who is from the South West.
When asked further on their mission to the State House especially as general elections were around the corner, Oba Ogunwusi 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 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. Historically we know the issues of presidents and Vice Presidents in Nigeria, we have not experienced such