Former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is the Economic Community of West African States’ Special Envoy to the Republic of Mali, on Tuesday, met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
At the meeting held behind closed doors, Jonathan told his successor that the country’s main opposition group, M5, is adamant on its call for the resignation of President Ibrahim Keita.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari receives briefing on Mali crisis from ECOWAS special envoy, Goodluck Jonathan’.https://1c5f16228b9369d59d52beee00049665.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html
Adesina quoted Jonathan as saying that the opposition group’s position is not acceptable to ECOWAS.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday received his immediate predecessor in office, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, at State House, Abuja.
“Dr Jonathan, who is ECOWAS Special Envoy to the Republic of Mali, briefed on the political situation in the West African country, as corollary to efforts by West African leaders to restore stability to the country.