President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Nigeria’s security heads over continuing deterioration of insecurity in the country.
Mr Buhari presided over the Tuesday meeting of the National Security Council at the State House, Abuja.
Also in the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari.
Others included Ministers of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, and the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao were also in attendance.
The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i, the State Security Service’ DG, Yusuf Bichi, and other presidential aides also attended the meeting.
The meeting would review the current security developments occasioned by the activities of ISWAP, Boko Haram, bandits, and IPOB.