- Former military leader Abdulsalami Abubakar visited President Buhari at the Aso Villa on Friday, March 26
- Though the presidency has not released the details of the meeting, it may border on the nation's security challenges
- Abdulsalami had recently offered some pieces of advice on how to address the nation's security crisis
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 26, received in audience former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) at the State House, Abuja.
The president's personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed via a tweet posted on his verified handle, @BashirAhmaad.
Though the presidential aide did not disclose what the two leaders discussed, Legit.ng notes that it may have to do with the current security challenges the country is facing.
Abdulsalami's insight on security crisis
Recently, the former military leader gave advice on how to address the menace of armed banditry and other security challenges in Nigeria.
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General Abdulasalmi, among other things, said dialogue is not the best option to address the crisis.
According to the retired general, the best way to solve Nigeria’s banditry and other security issues is to first make sure that the crimes are not committed.
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In a related development, Nigeria's former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that Nigeria's security threats can only be tackled with long-term planning.
Babangida, in an interview on Tuesday, February 23, stated that the nation can overcome its security issues if those in the position of authority plan appropriately.
Legit.ng gathered that he said quashing the threats posed by kidnappers, bandits, and the insurgents require a lot of planning.
In other news, the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has said the weakness of President Buhari-led administration was aggravating various threats in the country.
The forum also alleged that political actors, who have political ambitions in 2023 are threatening the corporate existence of Nigeria.