by Linda Ikeji
President Buhari is currently presiding over a National Security Council meeting at the State House, Abuja. The meeting comes amidst increasing security challenges witnessed in several parts of the country.
In attendance at the meeting are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the 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), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), in attendance.
Also in attendance are the Service Chiefs, led by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, include the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, the Director-General of National, Department of State Services, DSS, Yusuf Bichi, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ahmed Rufa’i, and the Directorate of Military Intelligence.
Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi and the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, are also in attendance.
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