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Abdulsalami’s national peace committee meets Buhari over Atiku’s grievances

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The National Peace Committee, headed by a former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Addressing newsmen shortly after the meeting, Mr Abubakar disclosed that the peace committee met with Mr Buhari to present to him the grievances of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar.

Our correspondent observed that the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Hassan Matthew Kukah, and Cardinal John Onaiyekan were also at the meeting.

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, attended the meeting.

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The committee had earlier met Mr Atiku and his running mate, Peter Obi.

The committee had also met with Atiku and his team, including the PDP Vice Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, the National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus; Director-General of PDP Campaign, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP chieftains on Thursday.

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Atiku was said to have demanded: unfreezing of bank accounts of the members of the opposition; demilitarization of subsequent elections; accreditation of voters before voting in subsequent elections; INEC should open its backend server to all participating parties and the release of all politicians detained illegally by the federal government.

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