Friday, 29 April 2016

Buhari invites Jonathan to Presidential Villa, both leaders discuss ways to stabilise the new administration

Buhari  seeks information  on  alternative  sources  to buy weapons for the refusal  of  United  States  to immediately  sell weapons  to his administration

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, met with the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, at the weekend in the Presidential Villa.

A source said that the meeting between both leaders held in the night and lasted for about one hour.

It was gathered  that  Buhari  invited Jonathan  to give him insight into  the  ways to stabilise  the  new administration,  especially  in the areas of fight against  Boko Haram  and the  purchase of military  hardware  from alternative  sources.

Villa  sources stated that  Former  President  Goodluck Jonathan  also  presented  detailed information  on  the  additional  weapons already  paid for by his administration,  which will arrive the country  shortly.

It was gathered that after the meeting, both men parted chatting and laughing.

May 29, 2015, was the last time former president, Goodluck Jonathan was seen at the Presidential Villa in Abuja

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