Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Jonathan in Abuja

Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Jonathan in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be having a closed-door meeting with former Nigerian leader, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

This is coming after President Buhari had a crucial meeting with service chiefs over the rising level of insecurity throughout Nigeria, Channel TV reports.

Reports claim that Jonathan was seen on his way to the office of the president for the meeting which started around 1:45pm.

According to Nigerian Tribune, after the meeting, the president saw Jonathan off to the forecourt of his office.

Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Jonathan in Abuja

After the meeting which lasted about 10 minutes, the president saw Jonathan off to the forecourt of his office (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Jonathan in Abuja

Jonathan was seen on his way to the office of the president for the meeting which started around 1:45pm (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

So far, the presidency has not released any official statement as to the agenda of the meeting between the president and Jonathan.

This is actually the first time both Nigerian leaders will meet after they were seen together in October 2019.

Recall that Legit.ng reported that President Buhari met with Jonathan at the State House in Abuja.

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Jonathan arrived at the State House at about 3pm and headed straight to President Buhari's office.

The former president, who was visiting the Presidential Villa on Thursday, October 10, for the fifth time, was last seen in the State House in 2016.

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However, Jonathan, after the meeting, did not speak with journalists on the purpose of his visit. He reportedly went straight to his waiting car after exchanging pleasantries with a presidential staff at the forecourt of the State House.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari met with service chiefs amid the menace of insecurity in Nigeria.

At the meeting are security advisers to the president and others relevant to the issues slated for discussion.

The agenda of the meeting is yet to be made known, but it is coming at a time the lawmakers in the country are asking that the service chiefs should be disengaged.

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The report said Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), was at the meeting which also had Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to Buhari.

The minister of Defence, Defense Major General Bashir Salihi Mahashi (Rtd.); the interior minister, Rauf Aregbesola and Babagana Monguno, the National Security Adviser (NSA), also attended the closed-door meeting.

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