Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Jonathan, Obasanjo, Gowon, Others Parley At Council Of State Meeting

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday presided over Council of State meeting with former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Shehu Shagari and former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon in attendance.


President Jonathan & former President Obasanjo on the way to Council Chambers for Council of State meeting




The former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan and Senate President David Mark were also in the meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.


Also at the meeting are former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, Mohammadu Uwais, National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, Secretary to the Government of the Federation Anyim Pius Anyim and the Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke.
The governors at the meeting included those of Abia, Ekiti, Enugu, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Niger, Cross Rivers, Kogi, Ebonyi and acting governor of Taraba, while Katsina state was represented by the state’s Deputy Governor.

NAN reliably learnt that the meeting might discuss among other matters, the confirmation of the appointment of the acting Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Suleiman Abba.