Buhari to meet IBB, Abdulsalami, Obasanjo, Jonathan, others in Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari whi returned to the country on Saturday after a prolonged medical leave in London, has reportedly called for a Council of State meeting.

Daily Trust reports that sources in the Presidency disclosed this that the meeting would hold next week.

The sources said the meeting would, among other things, discuss issues that are raising tension in the country.

The President is currently working from home with his aides explaining that his Aso Rock office was under renovation.

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Recall that in his nationwide broadcast on Monday morning, Buhari stated that the National Assembly and the National Council of State are the legitimate and appropriate bodies for national discourse.

The Council of State is an organ of the federal government that advises the executive on policy making, maintenance of public order within the federation or any part thereof and on such other matters as the president may direct.

The council, chaired by the president and vice president as deputy chairman, has as members all former presidents of the Federation and all former heads of state, all former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Senate president, House of Representatives speaker, state governors and Attorney-General of the Federation.

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Another source also told the newspaper that President Buhari is likely to attend the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) coming up in New York on Tuesday, September 12.

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