NewsOne Nigeria reports that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a security meeting in the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
This online news platform understands that President Buhari’s crucial security meeting with the Service Chiefs, is coming on the heels of escalating insecurity in different parts of the country and general outcry by various stakeholders.
Several Nigerians have been killed or kidnapped in different parts of the country in the last few days, a situation that has create panic among citizens.
NewsOne Nigeria reports that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno are among those attending the meeting.
Others are Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defense Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, is also in the meeting which is still ongoing.
Confirming the development in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, the Twitter handle of the Presidency tweeted: “President @MBuhari is presiding over a Security Meeting at the State House. Vice President @ProfOsinbajo in attendance, as well as SGF, COS, Ministers, Service Chiefs, IGP, Intelligence Chiefs.”
President @MBuhari is presiding over a Security Meeting at the State House. Vice President @ProfOsinbajo in attendance, as well as SGF, COS, Ministers, Service Chiefs, IGP, Intelligence Chiefs. #AsoVillaToday pic.twitter.com/nbU0p2c2B4
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) April 30, 2021