President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja presided over the National Council of State with Vice-President Namadi Sambo and all former Heads of State and Presidents in attendance.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those present at the meeting, include President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and Gen. Yakubu Gowon.

Others were Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan and Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar as well as some retired Chief Justices of the federation.

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Also present were some former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Senate President David Mark and Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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The others were Rotimi Amechi of Rivers and Jonah Jang of Plateau, among other state governors.