By Egena Sunday Ode
President Mohammadu Buhari Tuesday night received the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, at his official residence in the State House, Abuja.
The meeting with the monarch held between 8-9 pm Tuesday, and there was no officail statement to explain the purpose of the meeting.
However, the President has on several meetings with monarchs in the State House, called for more support from the traditional institutions in the fight against criminality and insecurity in the country generally.
The meeting may also not be unconnected to the general security situation in the country and the South West in general.
Photographs released by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on his Facebook page in the early hours of Wednesday showed images of the meeting held behind closed doors with the Aide-de-camp (ADC), Col ML Abubakar, as well as the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, in attendance.