Nigeria former president,Olusegun Obasanjo, former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, and others are set to meet today (Thursday) in Abuja over the challenges affecting the country.
The meeting would be held under the backing of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace.
The group which is led by the former President, the Sultan and Onaiyekan, will be discussing issues affecting the state of the nation,CityNews Nigeria reports.
The group in a letter forwarded to the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, disclosed that the aim of the meeting is to discuss issues such as national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation, and development.
The letter read in part, “I am pleased to invite you on behalf of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace jointly led by the Sultan of Sokoto, his eminence Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar and his eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, national peace committee chaired by General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Socio-cultural Consultative Committee convened by me and all these bodies called Committee of Goodness of Nigeria, CJN, to an exploratory meeting on pressing issues of national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation and development, women and youth welfare and general progress.”