President Muhammadu Buhari has gone into a closed-door meeting with the leadership of the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Nation reports that the LCCI on Wednesday, July 31, started the meeting at the President’s office around 11.30am. The group’s meeting with the president was still ongoing at the time of filing this report.
It was learnt that LCCI led by its president, Babatunde Ruwase, had visited President Buhari on the 26th of October, 2018, where he sought for expeditious consideration of the Petroleum Industry Bill, drew Buhari’s attention to numerous abandoned Federal Government properties in Lagos, among other issues.
Ekohotblog gathered that the group had also visited Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his office on many occasions in the past four years.
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