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UK releases report on Buhari, Jonathan’s secret meeting in London

09 June 2016, 10:34

Abuja - The government of the United Kingdom on Wednesday refuted reports in some national dailies alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari was in London at its instance to meet with former President Goodluck Jonathan with a view to adressing the current crisis in the Niger Delta region.

The refutal was contained in a terse press statement issued by the Press Officer of the British High Commission in Abuja, Joe Abuku.

Also read: Buhari begs Jonathan to mediate in FG, militants talks

Buhari is currently in London to take care of minor health issue.

The statement reads:

“Media reports suggesting that the British government has set up a meeting with President Buhari, former President Jonathan and representatives of Niger Delta groups to discuss a solution to recent violence in the Niger Delta region are incorrect.

“We are aware that President Buhari is currently in London seeking medical attention.

"We are not aware of any meetings on the Niger Delta while he is there”

- News 24


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