20, April 2017
Former Nigerian Head of State, Goodluck Jonathan has met with the Gabonese leader, Ali Bongo. Accompanied by two of his advisers; Ali Illiasso Dicko and His Majesty A.L. Turner, the former president of Nigeria exchanged views on the multi-sectoral cooperation between Gabon and Nigeria and on current African affairs.
The Tuesday meeting that held at the Seaside Palace in Libreville came on the eve of the announcement of the composition of the four joint committees and the rapporteurs for the first plenary of the political phase of dialogue in Gabon.
For almost a month now, President Ali Bongo has engaged in reconciliation with opposition groups in his country. Committees composed of equal members of the opposition and the government – will work on specific issues related to the themes chosen for the Dialogue.
In all, 176 representatives of the opposition and the presidential majority were divided into four commissions: “reform of institutions and consolidation of the rule of law”, “electoral reform”, “modernization of public life” and consolidation Peace and national cohesion “.
By Chi Prudence Asong