The Transition Committees of the outgoing Jonathan administration and that of the incoming Buhari government met yesterday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

No statement was issued on how far the committees have gone in reconciling the handover notes but chairman of the Buhari team, Alhaji Ahmed Joda, said the meeting went well.

He said his committee is getting the necessary cooperation from the outgoing government.

“Our committee has never said to anybody that there is no cooperation, we have never said that and we are waiting for the reports, until when they come.”

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, described the meeting as “fruitful and cordial.”

“The meeting was very, very fruitful; it was very cordial.

“There is certainly no (contending) issue, we are flowing and we have clearer understanding of the workings of the two committees.”

Vice President Namadi Sambo, who chairs the Jonathan’s team attended.

APC National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, Vice Chairman of the Buhari team Dr. Doyin Salami, among others, also attended.


Culled from The Nation