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Why Jonathan visited Buhari in Aso Rock

Former Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, January 30, has paid an unscheduled visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he briefly met with President Muhammadu Buhari, for the second time in three months

The meeting between Buhari and Jonathan, which was held behind closed door, lasted for about 10 minutes.

Jonathan’s mission to the villa was unknown as he did not speak to newsmen.

It was however, gathered that the former president was on a “thank you” visit to the president, who recently consoled him over an attack on his country home, Otuoke, Bayelsa, by unknown gunmen last December.

Buhari immediately put a call through to his predecessor to sympathise with him over the attack.

President Buhari reassured Jonathan of his safety and security.

During the attack, three of the gunmen were killed, while a soldier also died.

The former president last visited the presidential villa on Oct. 10, 2019.

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Sade Adewale is an experienced editor. She Studied Sociology at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Diploma in Journalism in Lateef Jakande House, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos State. Contact: [email protected]

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