State of the Nation: Buhari Summons Uzodinma, Power Minister, Economic Adviser to Villa for Emergency Meeting
- The Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma, the minister of power, Abubakar Aliyu, and the chief economic adviser, Prof Doyin Salami, have been summoned by the president
- The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari made this disclosure through a statement
- Meanwhile, President Buhari who earlier condemned the spate of violence in Imo state, pledged to review the security situation in the Southeast
President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state, the minister of power, Abubakar Aliyu, and the chief economic adviser, Prof Doyin Salami, to a meeting at the Presidential Villa on Monday afternoon, March 21.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known through a statement, The Punch reports.
Buhari reacts to the Imo attack
While the president condemned the spate of violence in Imo state, he pledged to review the security situation in the southeast, Channels TV added.
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Away in London, he also voiced his concern over the frequent power outages, apologising to Nigerians and assuring a quick relief to the situation.
Uzodinma, Aliyu and Salami are expected to brief State House correspondents on the outcome of their meeting with the president.
Fear as gunmen raze Ohanaeze Ndigbo president’s residence
The residence of Prof George Obiozor, the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo at Awo-Omanma in Oru East local government area of Imo state was torched by an unknown gang of gunmen.
It was reported that Obiozor's country home was razed on Saturday morning, March 19, after the attackers threw explosive devices at the house.
A source who spoke with the newspaper said the invaders were captured on CCTV cameras arriving at the Igbo leader’s home in vehicles.
It was gathered that Obiozor was not at home when his house was attacked.
We are doing everything possible to crash food prices, Buhari tells Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to crash food prices.
The president through the minister of agriculture and rural development, Mohammed Abubakar, announced that all hands are on deck to ensure everything is set in bringing up a stimulus package that will crash food prices.
The Minister made this disclosure in Abuja on Monday, November 15, during a familiarization tour of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria.
He said President Buhari was concerned about agriculture and was committed to seeing that people had “food to eat every single day to eat without struggles on their tables.”