Buhari Holds Security Meeting With Service Chiefs After Robbery Attempt In Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari, and Nigeria’s security chiefs are currently meeting at the State House, Abuja.
The crucial meeting of the National Security Council is to continue to seek solutions to the security challenges in the nation.
Buhari is presiding over the Security Meeting the third in the series at the State House.
The meeting is coming over 24 hours after armed robbers attempted to attack the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari.
The Presidency announced the meeting via its Twitter handle but did not give details of its agenda.
The meeting, which started at 10 am, is holding place at the Conference Hall of the Office of the First Lady.
“Security Meeting ongoing, at the State House. President @MBuhari
presiding, Vice President, SGF, NSA, Ministers, Service Chiefs, IGP, Intelligence Chiefs in attendance. #AsoVillaToday #SecuringNigeria,” the presidency tweeted.
However, the meeting is expected to review the current security situation in the country.
Before the meeting, there had been previous security meetings on Friday, April 30, and Monday, May 4.
Among others at the meeting are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno.
Also attending the meeting are the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema; Minister of Defense, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Retd.) and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.