President Buhari is currently meeting with service chiefs, the Inspector General of police, and some ministers in the council chambers of the presidential villa.
The meeting comes one week after the national council of state advised the president to convey a security meeting to deliberate on issues of national security that now threaten the safety of lives and property across the country.
In attendance at today’s security meeting are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.).
Ministers present at the meeting include the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd.)
Others are the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Adm. Awwal Gambo; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, who was represented.