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Good Friday: Jonathan, Buhari meet in Aso Rock

Posted: Apr 3, 2015 at 9:15 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

President Goodluck Jonathan on  Friday met behind closed doors with the President-elect, Gen. Muhammad Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

This is their first meeting since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Buhari as the winner of the March 28 presidential election.

The meeting, which was held in the new Banquet Hall in the President’s office, was described as “private”.

Observers believe that the meeting marked the commencement of talks on the transitional process ahead of the May 29 hand over date, even as others see it as Buhari’s hand of fellowship to Jonathan  on the Christians’ solemn day of Good Friday.

Speaking with State House correspondents after the Good Friday service, Jonathan said he would remain silent on issues and activities surrounding his tenure as President until a time he considers right to open up to Nigerians.