The governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that former president Olusegun Obasanjo Knowledge and experience makes him relevant for consultations in governance in Nigeria.

He said this on Saturday, while paying an unscheduled visit to Obasanjo, according to Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo’s spokesperson.

The duo met behind closed doors for about an hour according to spokesman.

After meeting, Tambuwal said “You know Baba is our leader, statesman.”

“And it is always good for us to come around to see how he is doing, pay homage and consult him on very many issues of governance, that is why we have come this afternoon. And, we brought him the greetings and felicitations of the good people of Sokoto state.

“We shall continue to learn from him, drink from his wealth of experience and fountain of his knowledge and wisdom on issues of governance and challenges of today. We prayed that God Almighty shall continue to give him good health as I have met him today, and may him and all of us survive this Covid-19 pandemic.”