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Council of State MeetingPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned the meeting of the Council of State with former President Goodluck Jonathan, interim President Ernest Shonekan and former military Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar in attendance.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that others at the meeting included state governors, the Chief Justice of the Federation, Mohammed Muhmud and former Chief Justices including Lawal Uwais, Dahiru Musdafa, Alfa Belgore and Alooma Muktar.

NAN reliably gathered that the meeting might discuss the confirmation of the acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and appointment of new National Commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC).

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who are members of the Council, were not at the meeting when it started at about 11.08AM.i

The first meeting of the council, under the current political dispensation, was held on October 21, 2015.

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PIC.3. FROM LEFT: FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS; AND ANOTHER FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE, EXCHANGE GREETINGS  DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6808/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.3. FROM LEFT: FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS; AND ANOTHER FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE, EXCHANGE GREETINGS DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16).
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PIC.4. FROM LEFT: FOMER HEAD OF THE INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNERST SHIONEKAN; FORMER HEAD OF STATE, GEN. ABDULSALAMI ABUBARKAR; FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICES OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS; JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE; AND JUSTICE IDRIS KUTIGI, DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6809/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.4. FROM LEFT: FORMER HEAD OF THE INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNERST SHONEKAN; FORMER HEAD OF STATE, GEN. ABDULSALAMI ABUBARKAR; FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICES OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS; JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE; AND JUSTICE IDRIS KUTIGI, DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6809/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.9. FROM RIGHT: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI; VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO; SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION, DAVID BABACHIR LAWAL; CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI; HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION, WINIFRED OYO-ITA; AND NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER, BABAGANA MONGUNO, AT THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING ATTENDED BY FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN FOR THE FIRST TIME AFTER LEAVING OFFICE IN AUG. 2015, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6814/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.9. FROM RIGHT: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI; VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO; SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION, DAVID BABACHIR LAWAL; CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI; HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION, WINIFRED OYO-ITA; AND NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER, BABAGANA MONGUNO, AT THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING ATTENDED BY FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN FOR THE FIRST TIME AFTER LEAVING OFFICE IN AUG. 2015, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6814/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.10. FROM LEFT: FOMER HEAD OF THE INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNERST SHIONEKAN; FORMER HEAD OF STATE, GEN. ABDULSALAMI ABUBARKAR; FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICES OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS AND JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE, DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). IT WAS THE FIRST COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING ATTENDED BY FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN SINCE HE LEFT OFFICE ON MAY 29, 2015. 6815/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.10. FROM LEFT: FOMER HEAD OF THE INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNERST SHIONEKAN; FORMER HEAD OF STATE, GEN. ABDULSALAMI ABUBARKAR; FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; FORMER CHIEF JUSTICES OF NIGERIA, JUSTICE LAWAL UWAIS AND JUSTICE ALPHA BELGORE, DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). IT WAS THE FIRST COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING ATTENDED BY FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN SINCE HE LEFT OFFICE ON MAY 29, 2015.
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PIC.11. A CROSS-SECTION OF STATE GOVERNORS DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6816/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.11. A CROSS-SECTION OF STATE GOVERNORS DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16).
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PIC.12. STATE GOVERNORS PRAYING DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16). 6817/7/9/2016/ICE/BJO/NAN

PIC.12. STATE GOVERNORS PRAYING DURING THE COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY (7/9/16).
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1 Comment

  1. Prince

    September 7, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    I hope they all discussed with open minds on the legacies they’re living for their children and chidrens children.

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