Buhari meets Obasanjo at Council of State meeting [Photos]

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. .

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The Council of State is comprised of past presidents and heads of state, Chief Justices of Nigeria (CJN), leadership of the National Assembly, state governors among others. .

Presently at the meeting are former Presidents, Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, former Head of Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan and former military President, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar. Others at the meeting are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and former CJN Mohammed Uwais. .

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Also present are the State governors from Osun, Kebbi, Zamfara, Plateau, Ebonyi, Adamawa, Edo, Lagos, Niger, Borno, Ogun, Ekiti, and Kogi. State deputy governors at the meeting are those from Bauchi, Kaduna and Rivers, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello and Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. .

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Pressident Buhari went round to shake hands with some of the past leaders including Dr. Obasanjo as soon as he arrived at the Council chamber. Obasanjo also offered the opening Christian prayer while Mohammed Uwais said the Muslim prayer. .

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One minute silence was observed in honour of former President Shehu Shagari, and late CJNs Aloysius Katsina Alu and Idris Kutigi.

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