President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the nation's security chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started at 11:30am at President Buhari’s conference room in the State House, The Sun reports.
The meeting, the second this week, is coming following the rising cases of banditry and kidnapping, among other security challenges, facing the country.
Buhari had on Tuesday, May 7, received a briefing from the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Those in attendance are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique.
Others are, acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, the National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno, Minister of Defence Mansur Dan- Ali, Minister of Interior General Abdulrahaman Dambazau, director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Ahmed Abubakar and the director general of Department for State Service (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
The secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha; minister of interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazzau; and the minister of defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan-Ali are also part of the meeting.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Coalition for Nigeria Movement showed displeasure at the recent call by members of the House of Representatives on President Muhammadu Buhari to come before it over the security situation in the country.
The group said that the president has tried, and that Buhari and the security agencies should rather be praised for how they have handled the bandits and criminals in Zamfara and Yobe states.
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