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Buhari meets Security Chiefs


President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed-door meeting with the nation’s Security Chiefs as well as the authorities of other security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting started at about 11 am but the agenda was not made public.

However, The Guardian learnt that the security situation in the country is the crux on the table especially ahead of Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections across the country.

Present are Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonishakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ejwe Ibas, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar.


Others include the National Security Adviser, Major Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), the Director General, Department of Security Service (DSS) and Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu.

Also present at the ongoing meeting are Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dangazzau (rtd) and the Minister of Defence, Brigadier Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd).

Last Thursday, the Service Chiefs met with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the Presidential Villa Abuja. The meeting lasted less than an hour.
The four Service Chiefs who met Kyari in a closed door were Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Gabriel Olonishakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.


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