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Buhari, Osinbajo Meet With 16 Nigerian Catholic Bishops

APC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE GEN MUHAMMADU BUHARI MET CATHOLIC BISPresident Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have held a closed door meeting with 16 Catholic Bishops under the aegis of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria.

The meeting which started at about 9pm today, Monday, was held inside the First Lady’s Conference Hall at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari and Osibajo were by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, among other aides.

The bishops were led to the meeting by their President, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama who is the Archbishop of Jos.

Other members of the delegation were the Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan; Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah; Archbishop of Benin City, Augustine Akubeze; Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Godfrey Onah; Felix Alaba Job; Anthony Obina; Valerian Okeke; Gabriel Abegunrin; Matthew Ndagoso; Lucius Ugorji; William Ayenya;  John Nyiring; Camilius Umoh; Ralph Madu; and John Okoye.

Although the agenda of the meeting was not made public, it was learnt that the issue of the increasing attacks by herdsmen across the country would be part of the discussion. [myad]

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