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Buhari President holds closed-door meeting with south-east leaders

It was gathered that all of the politicians, including six Governors, refused to speak to state house correspondents after the meeting.

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President holds closed-door meeting with south-east leaders.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, May 31, held a closed-door meeting with politicians from the south-eastern part of the country, The Cable reports.

The delegation was led by a former senate president, Ken Nnamani.

Those in attendance include Ernest Ndukwe, former executive vice-chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), George Moghalu, national auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Ifeanyi Ararume, a former senator; and Osita Izunaso, also a former senator.

Others were Emma Eneukwu, APC national vice-chairman (south-east), Austin Edeze, a member of the APC board of trustees; Uzoma Obiyo, a top businessman; ‎and Chris Akomas, a former deputy governor of Abia state.

It was gathered that all of the politicians, including six Governors, refused to speak to state house correspondents after the meeting.

‎Report said the meeting may not be unconnected to the clash between the members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and security agents on Monday, May 30.

READ: Why we killed pro-Biafra protesters – Nigerian Army

Soldiers and policemen were said to have opened fire on pro-Biafra agitators during rallies to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the defunct Biafra Republic

The clashes were recorded in Ebonyi, Anambra, Enugu and other states in the eastern part of the country.

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