Leaders of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress,APC and opposition Peoples Democratic Party,PDP met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa popularly called Aso Rock on Friday.
Sighted at the meeting were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,APC Chairman, Odigie Oyegun and PDP chairman,Ahmed Makarfi among others.
Buhari thanked the party leaders for coming to welcome him back home.
Buhari said “I thank you sincerely, collectively and individually for finding time from your busy schedules to come all the way to Abuja and welcome me back home.
“This visit signifies the unity of Nigeria. It is not a party occasion. It is not a political gathering. It is a symbol of our National unity. It is also an expression of the maturity of our democracy.
“Multi-party democracy is a very tried and tested form of government. Opposition does not mean hostility, enmity or antagonism. Democracy needs opposition, one which is vibrant but responsible.
“I am very pleased to see you assembled here all shades of opinion in Nigeria. Please convey to our countrymen and women in your respective states my deep gratitude to all those who prayed for my recovery. I am imploring all Nigerians to continue praying for peace and prosperity in Nigeria.
“I thank you so much God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” Buhari said.