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Buhari Anglican Bishops, OBJ meet with President

After the meeting with Mr. President, Okoh said Buhari's response to their discussions was favourable.

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(Bella Naija)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo today, Friday, June 3, 2016, at about 12.30 p.m, arrived the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a closed door meeting with President Buhari.

Details of the meeting remain sketchy, Ynaija reports that sources in the presidency said discussions will hinge on the rising spate of attacks in the Niger Delta and the looters list.

Channels Television reports that the former President refused to talk with the press after the closed door meeting.

Also, Anglican Bishops led by the primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, met with Buhari.

After the meeting with Mr. President, Okoh told newsmen that Buhari's response to their discussions was favourable.

Cable News reports that he also said “We told him (Buhari) many things but part of it is that we are all looking for solution to issues of the herdsmen, issue of vandalism on security in one way or the other.

“This is because the people are asking us and we want to have explanation for the people whom we lead.

‎”He gave us detailed explanations of what he is doing to ensure that these things are solved. So, we have hope, we have message for our people.”

The Legal Adviser, International Secretariat of Amnesty International, London, Kolawole Olaniyan has criticised former President, Olusegun Obasanjo for saying Justice Mohammed Idris is stupid.

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