President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Although the governors declined to speak with the media after the meeting, it is believed to be in connection with last-minute hunting for a running mate for the party’s standard-bearer, Bola Tinubu.

The Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, led the governors to the meeting.

Present at the meeting are the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, governors Babagana Zulum, Borno, Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna, Mohammed Badaru, Jigawa, Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa, Simon Lalong, Plateau, Yahaya Bello, Kogi, Dave Unahi, Ebonyi and Hope Uzodinma of Imo St