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Buhari, Jonathan, Abdusalam, Gowon, others at Council of State Meeting

Buhari, Jonathan, Abdusalam, Gowon, others at Council of State Meeting
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President Buhari with L-R: Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar and Former President Goodluck Jonathan during Council of State Meeting in State House on 10th Feb 2023

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President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a crucial Council of State meeting being attended by vice president Yemi Osinbajo, some former heads of state, ex-Chief Justices of Nigeria, Ministers and others at the Aso Rock presidential villa in Abuja.

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele are also present at the meeting.

The INEC Chairman is expected to brief the Council on the preparations of the commission for forthcoming elections.

Also, the Governor of CBN is expected to brief members on the ongoing cash swap policy of the bank and the difficulties being experienced by Nigerians in getting the new currency.

Some of the others present at the meeting include former Heads of State Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar and Gen. Yakubu Gowon, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.

Also present at the forum are Governors Nasir El-Rufai, Babajide Sanwo -Olu, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and two former Chief Justices of Nigeria.

Image courtesy of Akinshola Lucky Akintelure - ApplesBite International Magazine
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