Daniel, Bankole in closed-door meeting


ABEOKUTA — Ahead of the 2015 general elections, former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, yesterday, held a closed-door meeting with Chief Alani Bankole, the father of former Speaker of House of Representatives.

The meeting, which was held at Bankole’s residence in Oluwo, Onikolobo, Abeokuta, commenced a few minutes after the state High Court sitting in Isabo adjourned the case between Daniel and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged misappropriation of public funds to June 4.

Vanguard gathered that the meeting, which started at 9:30a.m. and ended 10:50a.m., was part of the presidential orders to Daniel to reconcile with political heavyweights in the state ahead of the

2015 elections.

When approached after the meeting, Daniel, who was accompanied by his former Secretary to the State Government, and ex-Minister of Mine and Steel, Sarafa Ishola, declined comment.

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