President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with security chiefs on the country’s security situation at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting, which started by 11:00am, lasted till around 2:00pm with all the country’s security chiefs in attendance. The security meeting came barely four days to the supplementary election scheduled for some states with inconclusive gubernatorial polls.
In attendance were the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique, our correspondent reports. Others were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar, acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the Director General of Department for State Service (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
However the security chiefs did not speak to State house correspondents.