Buhari meets Jonathan behind closed doors over Mali ‘palava’.

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, held a closed-doors meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan, over developments in Mali’s political crisis.

It would be recalled that former President Jonathan is Special Envoy and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator to the West African country.

According to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari called on the actors in the political crisis in Mali to come together for the peace and unity of the country.

Details of the discussions between Buhari and Jonathan held behind closed doors were not made public.

The Jonathan team met with Complications in Bamako as the Vice President, Col. Assimi Goita Who seized government and detained the Interim President and Prime Minister in a military barracks North of Bamako said the Interim government was being run without him.

Col. Assimi Goita said he had to restage a coup as reporting them to appropriate authorities within the ECOWAS region yielded no progress.

Former President Jonathan and his team had to quickly negotiate the immediate release of detained persons.



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