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Abdulsalam’s peace committee meets political parties

11 August 2015, 14:24

Abuja - The National Peace Committee that brokered the peace deal signed by political parties in Nigeria prior to the 2015 on Monday met with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC, reports Vanguard.

Monday’s meeting with the parties was the first meeting between the committee and any political party since the conduct of the 2015 general elections.

The meeting, which took place at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, was held behind closed-doors.

The meeting was aimed at sustaining the ongoing post-election peace in the country.

Also read: Jonathan, Buhari sign another peace accord

Also at the meeting were representatives of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Jamatu Nasril Islam, the umbrella bodies of Christians and Muslims in the country.

The Committee, which is chaired by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar, successfully midwifed the peace accord endorsed by both former President Goodluck Jonathan and his main rival, Muhammadu Buhari, who went on to win the election.

Read more at Vanguard.

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