Saturday, April 25, 2015

My meeting with Buhari was in Nigeria’s interest – Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan, said on Friday that his meeting with the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa on Friday was to further their conversation on the wellbeing Nigeria.
It was Buhari’s second visit to Jonathan since the declaration of the presidential election results on March 31 by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Jonathan, who had paid a private visit to the President-elect after he was declared the winner of the election, told State House correspondents that a date would be picked on which to show Buhari “round the State House”.
“(We will) pick a date when the President-(elect), (Muhammadu Buhari) will come and I will show him round the State House.
“But today is not for that; today we are continuing with our conversation.
“So you don’t need to worry the president-elect, you don’t need to also worry the President.
“But you see that we are smiling. So it was a fruitful one (conversation) in the interest of the country.”
He declined to disclose the content of the discussion but said the discussion was fruitful and in the interest of the country.
When the president-elect was asked to say what the meeting was about, he simply said he agreed with what Jonathan had told reporters.
“The President said it all.”
NAN reports that meeting, which lasted nearly 30 minutes, was held behind closed doors.
The President-elect was accompanied on the visit by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, and a former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau.