Insecurity: Buhari meets service chiefs for the third time in 12 days.


All in a bid to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the service chiefs and the heads of other security agencies.

The meeting, which started at 10am, is taking place in the conference hall of the office of the first lady, state house, Abuja and it’s the third meeting in 12 days.

However, the agenda of the meeting has not been unveiled, but it is expected that the current security situation in the country will be discussed.

As mentioned earlier, the meeting follows two previous ones that held on April 30 and continued on May 4.

Those who attended the previous meetings were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF); Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the president, and Babagana Munguno, national security adviser (NSA); Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Lucky Irabor, chief of defense staff; Ibrahim Attahiru, chief of army staff; Awwal Zubairu, chief of naval staff, and Ishiaka Amoo, chief of air staff.

Others were Bashir Magashi, minister of defense; Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, and Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs.

Usman Alkali Baba, acting inspector-general of police (IGP); Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the department of state services (DSS); Ahmed Abubakar, director-general of the national intelligence agency (NIA), and Samuel Adebayo, chief of defence intelligence, were also in attendance.The security threats in the country have failed to abate, with daily attacks and deaths recorded in different states.

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