Buhari, Igbo leaders parley at Abuja


Buhari (file photo)

By Valentine Amanze

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with some traditional rulers, religious leaders and politicians from the South-East Nigeria.

Though details of the meeting, held on Friday, were not yet known, sources said that insecurity and maginalisation topped the issues discussed at the State House in Abuja.

Among the leaders hosted by the President were former Anambra State Governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife; former Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi; and former President of Igbo think-tank group, Aka Ikenga, Goddy Uwazurike.

Government officials at the meeting included the President’s Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu; and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.

Others are Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.




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