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Jonathan, After Visit To Mali, Briefs Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with Goodluck Jonathan, over developments in Mali’s political crisis.

BEVERLY HILLS, May 28, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with Goodluck Jonathan, over developments in Mali’s political crisis.

Jonathan had briefed the President on the current situation in Mali after meeting with the key political actors ahead of the meeting of ECOWAS leaders under the Chairman, President Nana Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana.

Former President Jonathan is Special Envoy and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator to the West African country.

Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, called on the actors in the political crisis in Mali to come together for the peace and unity of the country.

Buhari said, “A situation where most parts of the country are in the hands of insurgents calls for a consensus and restoration of peace, not a further escalation of the crisis.”

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He added that the meeting of the regional leaders was necessary to urgently find an acceptable solution to the current impasse in Mali.