Peace Panel meets Atiku

February 28, 2019
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MEMBERS of the Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar-led National Peace Committee (NPC) yesterday held talks with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Other members of the Committee with the former Head of State at the meeting included the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Matthew Kukah, Archbishop of Abuja Diocese John Cardinal Onaiyekan and Rev. Fr Atta Barkindo of the NPC Secretariat.

The meeting, which was held behind closed door, was convened following Atiku’s decision to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the tribunal.

Read also: Oshiomhole to Atiku: we’ll meet you in court

Speaking shortly after the meeting, Gen. Abubakar said the mission of committee was to douse the tension in the aftermath of the presidential election.

Also at the meeting were PDP leaders, including Atiku’s running mate Peter Obi; Senate President Bukola Saraki; PDP Chairman Uche Secondus and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.

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