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General News of Friday, 19 November 2021


Buhari meets Igbo leaders in Aso Rock Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari

The President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on Friday November 19,2021 met with a delegation of leaders and chiefs from the south-east region of the country.

He received the delegation comprising traditional and religious leaders of the Igbo extraction at the State House in Abuja.

Among the leaders were former Anambra State Governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife; former Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi; and Former President of Igbo think-tank group, Ikenga, Goddy Uwazurike.

Government officials at the meeting included the President’s Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu; and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.

Others are Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.

Details of the meeting were not disclosed as the delegation declined to Speak with State House Correspondents afterwards. Buhari felicitates with former President Jonathan at 64 Igbo leaders: Time to repair the broken walls Nevertheless, it may not be disputed that the leaders discussed the security situation of the Southeast.

Another likely issue on the agenda could be the arrest, ongoing detention and prosecution of the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

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