President Muhammadu Buhari has again summoned security chiefs for a crucial meeting to address the security challenges in some parts of the country.
Mr Buhari had on April 30 and May 4 met with the security chiefs and heads of the intelligence community as part of the ongoing “critical engagements” to provide solutions to security challenges in the country.
Those in attendance at today’s meeting include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
Others are the Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi and the National Security Adviser to the president, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, as well as the acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff; Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo, are also in attendance at the “crucial” meeting.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama is also attending the security meeting for the first time.