Members of the Nationwide Peace Committee final evening met with the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, over the result of the simply concluded presidential election.
Atiku had rejected the result of the February 23 presidential election, calling the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari because the winner as “a stolen mandate.” He additionally vowed to problem the result in courtroom.
However members of the peace panel, led by its chairman, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former head of state, stated it met with Atiku to listen to his grievances on the polls and to douse pressure within the nation.
Different members of the panel on the assembly have been the Bishop of Sokoto Arch Diocese Mathew Hassan Kukah and the Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, amongst others.
Talking Normal Abdulsalami Abubakar stated, “The peace committee is all the time involved in guaranteeing that there’s peace within the nation. At the moment, tensions are excessive, and we have to see how we will douse the scenario.
“We now have come to hearken to the grievances from the PDP, after which we’ll proceed shuttling to see how we will be sure that this peace is maintained.”
Abdulsalami additionally stated his panel would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari as a part of efforts to keep up peace because of the presidential election. Every day Belief learnt the assembly with the president might be at present.
It isn’t clear what Atiku informed the committee as his Media Workplace couldn’t communicate on the matter when contacted by our correspondent final evening.
The assembly, which held on the Abuja residence of Atiku, had in attendance the PDP vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Every day Belief stories that the Nationwide Peace Committee performed a big function within the construct as much as the 2015 basic elections, and prevailed on former president Goodluck Jonathan to just accept defeat even earlier than the official declaration of the outcomes.
Additionally, the peace panel made all of the 73 presidential candidates to signal a peace accord twice in Abuja for peaceable elections.