President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated
the All Progressives Congress presidential
candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),
on his victory in the Saturday’s presidential
A top government official told our correspondent
that Jonathan had called Buhari on the telephone
to congratulate him.
Meanwhile, Jonathan is currently meeting with
the leadership of the National Peace Committee
for the 2015 general elections, led by a former
military leader, Gen. Abdusalami Abdusalami
Others at the meeting included the Primate of
the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion,
Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh; Catholic Archbishop of
Abuja, Cardinal John Onayeikan; and a former
President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mrs.
The meeting is ongoing.