National confab: principal officers arrive Abuja

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, on Thursday in Abuja, received the principal officers of the proposed national conference.

The principal officers are: Chairman, Justice Idris Kutigi (rtd), Vice Chairman Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi and Secretary Dr Valerie Azinge.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the officers, who arrived the office of the SGF at about noon, were received by Anyim after which they had a closed-door meeting.

One hour later, they left the SGF office complex in company of Anyim.

NAN recalls that the Presidency had on Tuesday, announced the appointment of the three principal officers of the national conference.

Anyim had, while announcing the conference leadership, said that he would receive the principal officers on Wednesday.

“The appointees are to resume in Abuja on Wednesday, 5th March, 2014 and would be received on arrival by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,” Anyim had said.

The SGF had also said that the conference would be inaugurated on March 10.

The national conference will be attended by 492 participants representing all strata of the society..

Already, almost all those who are expected to nominate participants have forwarded their nominees to the Presidency ahead of inauguration on March 10. NAN

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