President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun, national chairman of the ruling party and other APC leaders in Aso Rock, Abuja.
The dinner started around 8:30pm at the new banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja.
Bisi Akande, former governor of Osun; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Segun Oni, former governor of Ekiti state; Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, were among the dignitaries at the event.
Governors at the meeting were Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo) and Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa).
Some members of the national assembly, ministers and stakeholders from the zone also attended the dinner.
Former governors, Fayemi and Tinubu made brief remarks before the dinner, while Odigie-Oyegun and the president spoke at the end.