Jonathan In All-Inclusive Meeting With Religious and Security Leaders In Abuja

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at 06:23 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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 According to Reno Omokri, President Jonathan's Special Assistant on New Media, the most all inclusive Security Council meeting ever in Nigeria's history is currently holding at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

The President, Governors, Service Chiefs, key ministers, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, Sultan of Sokoto, heads of security services, in attendance


As part of ongoing efforts to find lasting solution to security challenges in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday [Apr. 24] met with state governors and security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Also at the meeting which started at 12.10pm were – the President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsajafor and the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III.

The governors at the meeting include – Sariake Dickson (Bayelsa), Wille Obiano (Anambra), Theodore Orji (Abia), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) and Gabriel Suswam (Benue).

Others were – Martin Elechi (Ebonyi) Abdufatai Ahmed (Kwara), Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), Kashim Shettima (Borno), Liyel Imoke (Cross Rivers) and Ramalan Yero (Kaduna).

Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Tanko Almakura (Nasarawa), Saidu Dakingari (Kebbi), Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Isa Yuguda (Bauchi), Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe) Ibrahim Shema (Katsina), Sullivan Chime (Enugu), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), and Idris Wada(Kogi) were in attendance.
The acting governor of Taraba State, Umar Garba, also attended the meeting, while Oyo, Kano, Rivers, Imo, Edo, Yobe, Ogun, Plateau and Jigawa States were  represented by their deputy governors.

Others at the meeting are – Vice President Namadi Sambo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim; Service chiefs, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar; the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and the Minister of Defence, Aliyu Gusau.

Heads of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, and Nigeria Immigration Service represented their various agencies  at the meeting.

angesco at 06:34 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Religion and politics in Nigeria do not MIX well together. May be its time we seperate the two!

Any other well meaning Nigeria - not in politics - but with relevant experience in brokering peace should have chaired this meeting.
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beneno at 06:45 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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dareper at 06:50 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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And after that what next, will it stop the bombing and killing in the north?
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toibeli at 06:54 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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I hope this meeting will yield results, and solve Naija's security problem.
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humphreyedet at 07:10 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Is a step forward..hope dis discussion reach a conclusive end..
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Ashonibare at 07:34 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Why is he having a meeting with all these prominent members of the society??? Didnt he (goodluck) accuse the kano state governor of being the mastermind behind the rampagin boko haram menace, he shld hv outrightly ordered for his arrest, dt of-course, is if he has got the balls and will-power to do so! Or was the accusation just a mere political tantrum? Nigerians are tired of all these social gartherings in the name of conferences! We need results!!!
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daveobahon at 08:05 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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u can nva b satisfied be slow 2 spk guy
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zoe61 at 08:05 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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with the look of things is like all the ppl backing boko haram are all there
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Mereje at 08:15 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Please, can someone take a good look at the pictures and tell me WHY is SULTAN OF SOKOTO looks MOODY? No epitom of Smile, laugh or cheer?
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donabsworld at 08:28 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Guys don't mind them o the meeting is about how they will share our money
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donabsworld at 08:28 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Guys don't mind them o the meeting is about how they will share our money
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okejaz at 08:29 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Nigeria! Nigeria!! Nigeria!!! The time has come for you to disintegrate. The more efforts are put in to amend you, the more you are scartering. Let us not continue deceiving ourselves in this country, we can not continue to pretend to be together because the truth remains that we are not together....lets go our separate ways, those who want to islamise their side can go ahead to do so without bumbing innocent citizens. Nigeria can not be peaceful again as a nation, because its our socalled leaders that are stealing the peace, so lets stop fooling ourselves.
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richi192 at 08:48 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Ok next

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Wysetots at 09:13 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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We don't need meetings where millions will be spent on hours of talk......we need results.
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tankNZ at 09:39 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Ashonibare on 07:34 PM, 24 Apr 14
Why is he having a meeting with all these prominent members of the society??? Didnt he (goodluck) accuse the kano state governor of being the mastermind behind the rampagin boko haram menace, he shld hv outrightly ordered for his arrest, dt of-course, is if he has got the balls and will-power to do so! Or was the accusation just a mere political tantrum? Nigerians are tired of all these social gartherings in the name of conferences! We need results!!!
very true
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Omududu77 at 09:44 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Hope this will improve things.
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zobi at 09:55 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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Mediocrity of the highest order!!! the smiles represent self interest and all the dirty dealings that will be sealed for all the bloody sycophants and EEdiots!!! SMH..its obvious what the outcome will be!!! why?? because its already been decided, just keeping up with appearances for the media. What a waste
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dollypiper at 10:23 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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this is where we get it wrong. Colonial Mental ism . now. where are the representatives for our own African traditional religion  so those ones have been marginalized to the extent that they dont even recognize them as a people or religion.. at the end of the day, 70% of Nigerians seek spiritual help in virtually all they do and then cover up with Christianity and Islam
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odprince at 11:42 PM, 24 Apr 14 (3 years ago)
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ALL THE PEOPLE THAT SPONSOR BOKO HARAM ARE IN THE MEETING,SULTAN OF SOKOTO IS A BOKO HARAMIST,HE SHOULD TALK TO HIS PEOPLE IF HE IS NOT ENJOYING THE GAME....HE KNOWS WHAT TO DO AND STOP THEIR BOYS FROM KILLING....
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