Buhari presides over Council of State meeting


Buhari presides over Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be currently presiding over a meeting of the Council of State inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting which is the third of such under Buhari, has 21 governors in attendance as well as former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd) and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd).

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Shehu Shagari and former military President, Ibrahim Babangida are reportedly absent.

The meeting 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.

Former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi and Aloma Muktar are also in attendance.