Past Heads of state, presidents and other stakeholders of the country under the auspices of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace will be converging at Abuja today, Thursday, June 10, 2021 over the worrisome state of the nation.
The concerned parties including former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.); Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan among others are expected to attend the meeting.
The group will be holding discussions around “pressing issues” encumbering the country, The PUNCH has reported.
These issues include national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation, and development.
This was disclosed in a letter forwarded to the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba to invite him to the event.
The letter read in part, “I am pleased to invite you on behalf of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace jointly led by the Sultan of Sokoto, his eminence Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar and his eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, national peace committee chaired by General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Socio-cultural Consultative Committee convened by me and all these bodies called Committee of Goodness of Nigeria, CJN, to an exploratory meeting on pressing issues of national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation and development, women and youth welfare and general progress.”