Former President Goodluck Jonathan visited the
Presidential Villa where he held a closed door meeting
with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night,
The Trent can exclusively report.
According to an authoritative source, Jonathan and
Buhari had a private conversation in the presidential villa
at about 9pm on June 2, 2016. The same day that the
president backed out of his trip to Ogoni in Rivers state to
flag off the clean up of the land devastated by years of oil
exploration and spills.
The meeting was cordial and the matters discussed by the
two leaders was not disclosed, even to aides of President
The former president returned from Cote D’Ivoire on
Wednesday evening after spending two months travelling
around the word in connection with work for his
foundation, The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation.
He immediately went to his hometown in Otuoke in
Bayelsa State and left Bayelsa for Abuja on Thursday
Jonathan’s return to Nigeria follows rumours of him
being on self exile in Cote D’Ivoire. The former president
had refuted the story of his exile to The Trent.
Close friends and associates of the former president were
surprised to see him in Abuja on Friday morning as they
were expecting him to come in later on Friday, a close
source told our reporter.