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Thursday, February 22, 2018

PHOTOS: Buhari meets Obasanjo, Fayose, past presidents at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over a Meeting of the National Council of State inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Although, all living past Presidents and Heads of Government are members of the Council, former President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Shehu Shagari and former military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida are absent.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.) and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), are however attending the meeting which is the third of such under Buhari.

The meeting, which began at 11:05am, is also being attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The governors in attendance are those of Sokoto, Delta, Adamawa, Imo, Benue, Lagos, Nasarawa, Abia, Bauchi, Jigawa, Kebbi, Plateau, Kano, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Ekiti, Zamfara, Ogun, Niger and Ebonyi States.

They are expected to discuss the security situation of the country.

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