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Buhari, Catholic Bishops hold talks on Fulani herdsmen

By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night met with 16 Catholic Bishops under the aegis of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria.
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The meeting started at about 9pm was held inside the First Lady’s Conference Hall at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Though the agenda of the meeting of the agenda was not disclosed as at the time of filing, it was believed to be about the activities of the Fulani herdsmen.

The meeting which was attended by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; 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 also featured President of the Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, also the Archbishop of Jos as the leader of the group.

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.

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