Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was absent as President Muhammadu Buhari hosted a delegation led by the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders at the State House, Abuja, on Friday.
The delegation included the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, the APC Vice Presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima, and other key members of the party.
They were all ushered in to see Buhari at about 3pm.
Others present were former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, former Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe and former Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar.
Also in attendance were Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno, Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa and Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi.
However, Tinubu was conspicuously missing at the time of this report.