In spite of hypotheses in certain quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari was educated about the June 10, 2021, meeting of some prominent Nigerians under the aegis of the Committee for the Goodness of Nigeria (CGN).
As indicated by previous President Olusegun Obasanjo, who was one of the conveners of the gathering, individuals from the gathering consented to officially introduce their goals to President Buhari prior to disclosing it, focusing on that the President was told of the alliance and its plan before the gathering.
The previous President talked yesterday in Abuja, not long before he left his lodging at the Transcorp Hilton.
Giving a few experiences into what the CGN examined, the previous Nigerian pioneer said the Thursday meeting was significantly on issues “concerning security, economy, government assistance, prosperity and solidarity and progress of Nigeria.”
His words: “We are comprised of previous heads of state and presidents, previous Chief Justice of Nigeria, previous National Security Adviser. It likewise included coordinated Labor, the scholarly community, ladies and gathering agents. The individuals who couldn’t be actually present like the prompt past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Emeka Anyaoku, sent expressions of remorse.
“We recognized the letter written because of our own letter advising the President about our gathering and his altruism message that the result of our gathering will bear some significance with him.
“We talked honestly among ourselves in the wake of examining applicable issues of safety and economy. We were long on explanations yet short on activity. We concluded that our dispatch wouldn’t be given until subsequent to presenting our report to the President.”
The previous Nigerian pioneer urged restless Nigerians to practice some tolerance, guaranteeing that very soon, they would get mindful of the alliance’s thought processes through its activities, adding: “Activities on our part and others’ part that are of prompt necessities, you will be seeing them. We vow to ourselves to change the accounts, we need to begin building certainty and be connecting. From this point forward, you will hear from our activities on the result of our considerations.”
Dignitaries that went to the gathering incorporated the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan; previous military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar and previous National Security Adviser, General Aliyu Gusau.
Others were the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja 1; Etsu Nupe, Dr. Yahaya Abubakar; the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. Ralph Obiozor; previous Attorney General of the Federation, Kanu Agabi (SAN); Otunba Tunde Fasawe; previous Minister of Agriculture and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Chief Audu Ogbeh, just as the President of Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba.