JUST IN: Buhari in crucial meeting with Obasanjo, other former heads of state

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By Mukwuzi Joseph

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a crucial meeting with five former Heads of States and Presidents of Nigeria as a result of the crisis that has engulfed the nation.

Although the agenda of the meeting is not made public, issues bothering on the current security situation in the country are believed to top the agenda.

All the former Heads of State and Presidents participating in the meeting are linked virtually while the security heads are in the Executive Council Chambers of the State House with the President.

Among former leaders attending the meeting include Generals Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd), Goodluck Jonathan and Chief Ernest Shonekan.

According to media reports, the meeting which is coordinated from the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has in virtual attendance General Yakubu Gowon (rtd.), former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd.), former President Goodluck Jonathan and former head of interim national government, Chief Ernest Shonekan.

Others who are physically present at the council chambers are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo;  National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd.); Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olanisakin; Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi; and Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai, among others are attending with the President.

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