Buhari On A Private Visit To Jonathan

Buhari On A Private Visit To Jonathan

The president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, is presently holding a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential villa in Aso Rock, Abuja.

According to Premium Times report, Buhari arrived the villa at about 3p.m., April, 24, Friday.

President Jonathan, who spoke to newsmen after the meeting said  a date would be scheduled to take Mr. Buhari on a familiarisation tour of the Aso Rock presidential villa.

We will take a date when the president will come and I will show him round the state house but today is not for that. Today is to continue with our conversation. We don’t need to worry the President,” he said.

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When questioned on how fruitful their conversion was, the president said: “You can see that we are smiling, it was a fruitful one”.

According to him, the discussions were “in the interest of the country”.

Asked to comment on the meeting, Mr. Buhari said “The president had said it all”.

This is the second of such meeting since Buhari won the March 28 presidential election.

The meeting is in continuation of ongoing arrangements between the outgoing government and the incoming government for a smooth transition as well as the inauguration.

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Two transition committees set up by both the president and Mr. Buhari had also met twice as part of arrangements for a smooth handover of power on May 28.

Buhari emerged winner of the March 28 presidential election, defeating incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan and ending the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 16-year rule.

Jonathan will hand over power to Buhari on May 29.

Source: Legit.ng

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