Buhari President holds closed-door meeting with Abdulsalam, Oritsejafor

The Abdulsalam committee had supervised the signing of a peace agreement between Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the March 28 presidential elections.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is holding a closed-door meeting with the National Peace Committee for the 2015 General Elections led by former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar.

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President Goodluck Jonathan and APC candidate, Muhammadu Buhari sign peace accord

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The meeting is said to be holding inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja, according to Punch.

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President Goodluck Jonathan and APC candidate, Muhammadu Buhari sign peace accord

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The Abdulsalam committee had supervised the signing of a peace agreement between Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the March 28 presidential elections.

President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and former  President Goodluck Jonathan (R) at the 2015 presidential thanksgiving and inauguration interdenominational church service at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. play

President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and former  President Goodluck Jonathan (R) at the 2015 presidential thanksgiving and inauguration interdenominational church service at the National Christian Centre, Abuja.

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Other dignitaries at the meeting include the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’Ad Abubakar III; the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor; Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Revd. Nicholas Okoh; Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan; a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mrs. Priscilla Kuye; and Senator Ben Obi among others.

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Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and President Buhari at the Presidential Inauguration on May 29, 2015, in Abuja.

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Earlier reports had it that Jonathan had decided to seek the intervention of the peace committee after Buhari insisted on probing his administration “contrary to the terms of the 2015 poll peace agreement which led to a smooth transition from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).”

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Former president, Goodluck Jonathan hands over power to Muhammadu Buhari.

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Jonathan himself met with Buhari secretly at the Villa on Thursday, August 6, 2015.

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