President Muhammadu Buhari met with security chiefs on Tuesday at the State House, Abuja.

The meeting came over 24 hours after armed robbers attempted to attack the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, on Monday.

The Presidency announced the meeting via its Twitter handle but did not give details of its agenda.

However, the meeting is expected to review the current security situation in the country.

Before the meeting, there had been previous security meetings on Friday, April 30, and Monday, May 4.

The meeting, which started at 10 am, held at the Conference Hall of the Office of the First Lady.

“Security Meeting ongoing, at the State House. President @MBuhari
presiding, Vice President, SGF, NSA, Ministers, Service Chiefs, IGP, Intelligence Chiefs in attendance. #AsoVillaToday #SecuringNigeria,” the presidency tweeted.

Among others at the meeting are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno.

Also attending the meeting are the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema; Minister of Defense, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Retd.) and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

 

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