Cen­tre post­pones Buharime­ter town hall meet­ing

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Ab­bas Ji­moh

The sec­ond edi­tion of Buharime­ter town hall meet­ing, or­ga­nized by the Cen­tre for Democ­racy and Devel­op­ment (CDD) slated for to­day at Sher­a­ton Ho­tels, Abuja has been post­poned.

A state­ment by a pro­gramme of­fi­cer of cen­tre, Inim Beatrice said Au­gust 15 has been fixed as new date for the event.

The meet­ing was ex­pected to be at­tended by six min­is­ters in­clud­ing, Al­haji Lai Mo­hammed (In­for­ma­tion and Cul­ture) Mr Ba­batunde Raji Fashola (SAN), (Power, Works and Hous­ing) Audu Ogbe, (Agri­cul­ture and Ru­ral Devel­op­ment) Kemi Adeo­sun, (Fi­nance) Kay­ode Fayemi, (Mines and Steel Devel­op­ment) and Mansur Dan Ali, (De­fence) among other dig­ni­taries.

This was the sec­ond time the meet­ing would be shelved af­ter it was ear­lier post­poned from July 13.

No rea­son was given for the post­pone­ment, but an of­fi­cial said some of the min­is­ters were afraid to talk.

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