Former President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a visit to First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu on Monday, in celebration of Eid el Kabir. The meeting took place in Lagos and was disclosed by the First Lady’s spokesperson, Busola Kukoyi, via her X handle. She shared a photo of the two leaders together, noting that Obasanjo came to felicitate with the First Lady during the Sallah festivities.

Kukoyi wrote, “Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and the First Lady of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, after receiving the former President who came felicitating on the Sallah celebration on Monday, June 17.”

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This visit follows Obasanjo’s recent critique of the Tinubu administration on May 27, where he expressed concerns over the poor implementation of the fuel subsidy removal and the floating of the naira. He acknowledged the necessity of these policies but criticized their execution, stating they have exacerbated challenges for both individuals and businesses in Nigeria.

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Additionally, Obasanjo, through a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, condemned Nigeria’s approach to the coup in the Republic of Niger, highlighting the tension it created between the two countries.