President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting with the some ministers and heads of security establishments at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday morning.
The meeting, which started at 10am was sequel to the recommendations by the Council of State over the security challenge in the country.
In attendance were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.).
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Among the ministers at the meeting were those of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, and Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao are also in attendance, while the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor was represented.
Also in attendance were the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman; the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.