Buhari meets Eyadema in Katsina

President Buhari and Eyedema in Katsina

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reliably learnt that the two presidents will discuss bilateral issues as well as sub-regional matters, especially the ongoing political conflict between Eyadema’s government and the opposition in his country.

The Togolese president, who has offered concessions to the opposition, may brief Buhari on socio-political reforms he introduced to restore political order in Togo.

The opposition in Togo are calling for change of administration.

Buhari had met and condoled with the government and people of Katsina State over windstorm disaster that killed six persons and destroyed more than 530 houses in the state.

About 2,000 people were displaced as a result of the disaster.

The president addressed traditional, community and religious leaders as well as representatives of victims of the disaster at the Palace of Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Usman.

He said he had directed the National Emergency Management Agency and other relevant government agencies to assess the situation with a view to offering necessary assistance to the victims.