Buhari meets APC & PDP leaders

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President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the leaders of both the ruling APC and the main opposition PDP at the State House, Abuja.

Confirmed reports say President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the leaderships of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The meeting, which started around 11.10a.m., was still ongoing as at the time of publishing this report.

It is being attended by the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and the caretaker chairman of the PDP, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi.

Other APC members attending the meeting include the National Legal Adviser of the APC, Muiz Banire, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Prince Tony Momoh, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani amongst others.

Those from the PDP are Sen. Ben obi and other members of the caretaker committee.

The meeting might discuss socio-political issues especially the problem of hate speech and the prevailing security situation in the country.

The Presidency on Wednesday advised the nation’s opinion leaders and proponents of restructuring to exercise restraint in their choice of words to avoid heating up the polity and causing acrimony among Nigerians.

According to a video posted on Twitter by the official handle of the presidency (@NGRpresident), President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President @MBuhari meeting with PDP and APC Leaders at the State House this morning. PDP Chairman Sen Ahmed Makarfi arriving for the Meeting


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