Ex-British Prime Minister, Blair Visits El-Rufai, Pledges Support for Kaduna

El-Rufai meets Tony Blair in Kaduna

Tony Blair pledges support to Kaduna

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is now playing host to former Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair today, July 13, 2017.

In a series of tweets on Friday, July 14, the Peoples Democratic Party member alleged that former British prime minister, Tony Blair, came to Nigeria to flawless the plan.

Tony Blair said he was privileged to be in Kaduna with Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

He said his foundation, the Tony Blair Foundation, would assist Kaduna State in the area of technical assistance and other supports to enable the government deliver democratic dividends to its people, especially in the areas of investments, basic education, healthcare and agriculture.

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Fani-Kayode in a statement titled, "A challenge to Acting President Osinbajo and the cabal" and released on Thursday, July 13, said President Muhammadu Buhari will never return to Nigeria as its president. The blood of the Christians and Shiite Muslims of S. Kaduna speaks against El-Rufai and the Buhari administration.

El-Rufai, in his response said Blair's visit was timely as it provided an opportunity for him and his cabinet members to share their experience in governance with him.

The former Prime Minister runs a foundation which builds capacity of government officials on good governance delivery.

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