Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has invited candidates vying to succeed her husband to the State House Conference Centre on Saturday.
Mrs Buhari did not limit her invitation to candidates under the All Progressive Congress, she invited all aspirants for a Ramadan Iftar dinner by 06:30 pm.
The invitation card which was in circulation on Thursday instructed attendees not to come along with their mobile devices, stating that their invitation cards would serve as their entry pass.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and seventeen other aspirants from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and others in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are expected to grace the occasion.
The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the First Lady, Aliyu Abdullah, clarified that it is standard protocol for guests at events in the President Villa, to be requested not to go in with phones but excluded Osinbajo from list of people to come without a phone.