- The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari
- It was reported that Olusegun Obasanjo arrived the venue of the meeting late
Former Nigerian presidents, Goodluck Jonathan and Ibrahim Babangida, are notably absent at the meeting of the national council of state that kicked off minutes ago at the council chamber of the presidential villa Abuja, Premium Times reports.
Former presidents of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan and Ibrahim Babangida (Photo Credit: Premium Times)
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The meeting, which started some minutes after 11am is being chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo arrived late for the event.
He hurried into the council chamber at about 11:12am after the national anthem and opening prayers were offered by former head of states, Yakubu Gowon, and former chief justice of the federation, Mohammed Uwais.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that
President Muhammadu Buhari presided over Wednesday, January 31, federal executive council meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.