Obasanjo absent as Buhari meets with ex-presidents in Council of State’s meeting


President Muhammadu Buhari today met with past presidents in the Council of State’s meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Past presidents at the virtual meeting included Yakubu Gowon, Ibrahim Babangida, Ernest Shonekan, Abdulsalami Abubakar, and Goodluck Jonathan, who was physically present.

Also present was former Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen and the current CJN, Mahmood Mohammed.

Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo was however noticeably absent at the meeting.

Other physical attendees at the meeting were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Senate President Ahmad Lawan; Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.

The meeting was the first for the Council since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

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