No Questions as Adeboye Meets  Buhari, Osinbajo   behind Closed-doors  

Says ‘God bless you all’


*President hosts Ooni of Ife too

There were no questions taken from journalists as General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari ‎behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa.‎ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was also in attendance at the closed-doors meeting.
Adeboye arrived the forecourt of the President’s office with Osinbajo inside the Vice President’s official car at about 12.30pm.

He arrived shortly after the visit of the Liberian President Ellen John Sirleaf.

The clergyman was led straight into the President’s office by the Vice President.

The meeting, which which‎ lasted for about 20 minutes, was tagged private.

Adeboye however declined taking questions from State House correspondents as he went straight into his waiting car‎, led by Osinbajo at the end of the meeting.
‎When asked for comments, he simply said, “God bless you.”

As he was entering his white unmarked car, Adeboye repeated, “God bless you all.”

Meanwhile, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, also met with President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo separately inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Ogunwusi, who arrived the Presidential Villa at about 1.10pm with his retinue of aides, earlier held a private meeting with the President for about 20 minutes in his office.

He was ushered into the President’s office by the Vice-President.

As soon as the meeting with Buhari was over, Osinbajo returned to his office where he waited to receive the monarch and his entourage.

At the end of the meeting with the President, Ogunwusi told State House correspondents that the parley centered on peace and progress of the nation which both of them stand for.

He said he also discussed youth empowerment with the President.

On the campaign of unity he had been embarking on since he received his staff of office, the Monarch said he would not bother himself whether he is accepted or not.

According to him, “I have a clear strategy, if you don’t want to accept me, I will accept you.

“It is very important and I will be very persistent about it (the unity campaign) because it is a divine calling.

“It is not by my power nor by my might. It is a calling from the King of kings who actually appointed me to this throne.

“So I will be very persistent. About acceptability, if you do not accept me today, you will accept me tomorrow. It is a clear mission and I will be persistent about it.”

Ogunwusi said that apart from the mass transit scheme he initiated for his people, he is also currently working with the Minister of Agriculture in order to encourage youths to return to the farm.

He said about five acres of land would be made available to each youth so that they can return to the farm.

Ogunwusi added that over 200,000 youths have already been assembled for the programme.

He said, “We have been able to assemble over 200,000 youths within a space of 30 days. It is unbelievable. We are encouraging them to go back to the farm.

“Something happened in Nigeria that we did not notice. Last year October, crude oil price started going down astronomically but cocoa price went up over 100 percent and nobody noticed it.

“Nigeria, in the early 1930s and 1940s, was the largest exporter of cocoa in the world and the farmlands are still there.

“So what we have been able to do now is that that is another positive indicator for the nation’s economy.

“We have been able to assemble youths and we are giving them five acres per youth so that they will go back to the farm.

“The Federal Government is supporting us very well. So it is going to be a model that will be replicated in all parts of the country.

“As a royal father, I am also encouraging the youth not to look for fast ways of making money, let us go back to the basics.”

He said Buhari, being a progressive President, was happy about his presentation during the meeting‎.

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