Read What Buhari And Bishop Kukah Disussed Behind Closed Door In Aso Rock


                            Buhari, Kukah

Nigerian President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari and the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bihsop Matthew Kukah on Thursday met behind closed-door.

The meeting which lasted for about thirty minutes, took place inside the President’s office in Aso Villa.

Kukah, who is a member of the National Peace Committee for the 2015 General Elections has been in the eye of the storm since his recent statements faulting the investigations being conducted by Buhari on some of the actions of the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

The Catholic priest was quoted to have said that for conceding victory to Buhari in the March 28 presidential election, Jonathan should not be probed.

The comment attracted criticism from stakeholders who felt the bishop was supporting corruption with his statement.

Kukah, who briefed State House correspondents after a meeting members of the peace committee, led by Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.), had with Buhari on August 11, had said the President was advised to follow the rule of law in his anti-graft war.

He said Buhari, you remember that the country was no longer under military rule.
Reliable source revealed to that th catholic Bishop visit is unconnected with the perceived victimization and  witchhunt of personnel who served under former president Goodluck Jnathan.
It was also revealed tha the former president Jonathan may have sent the Catholic Bishop as part of the mission to plead on his behalf to be absorbed from the President Buhari led administration probe exercise.

Though, the Bishop did not speak to journalists after the meeting with President Buhari,but the outcome of the short visit leave mark of relief on the Catholic Bishop with the hope of getting respite for his mission to the Aso Villa.



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