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Former Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo has yesterday, paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, August 12, met with ex-Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, who joined a delegation of Ogoni elders led by G.N.K. Gininwa, the monarch of Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, who paid a courtesy call on the president.
Also in the delegation to the presidency were; HRM King (Dr) W.S. Joshua Igbugburu X, CON (JP) Ibenanawei of Borno Kingdom, Pioneer Chairman Bayelsa Council of Traditional Rulers and HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, who visited the president at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.
Speaking after the meeting with the Niger Delta delegation in Aso Rock, President Buhari said; “Our commitment to cleaning, securing and empowering the Niger Delta is genuine. We made a promise, we will fulfill it,” he wrote on Twitter.
Yobo also retweeted the president’s tweet saying, “Thanks for receiving us Mr. President & the #NDCleanup. You probably forgot I’m now ‘Chief’ ;-).”
Football star, Yobo, an indigene of Rivers State, currently serves as the senior special assistant on sports to Governor Nyesom Wike, of Rivers state.