Buhari Presides Over Another Security Meeting
Less than a week, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over another Security Meeting at the statehouse in Abuja.
The meeting of last Friday which they adjourned till today is holding at the First Lady’s Conference Room.
The Agenda for the meeting is not unconnected with the heightened insecurity across the country.
Those in attendance include the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
Others are Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd) and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd.)
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff; Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo; acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba are also attending the crucial meeting.
At the last meeting, the National security adviser, Babagana Munguno disclosed in a statement issued on Friday
that President Muhammadu Buhari has a determination of stemming the insecurity in the country.
According to Babagana Munguno
He also said that the insurgents, bandits, and criminals are still at it and there is no doubt that the Nigerian Security agencies with
the cooperation of all will certainly overcome all the current security problems
and defeat the forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country.
However, “There shall be no relenting until we restore significant peace and security in our communities,”
“Mr. President is also ready to take profound measures in the wider interest of the people and
the Nigerian nation.” Monguno, a retired Major-General said.
Monguno explained that the security meeting is necessitated by the fact
that President Buhari is “concerned about the persisting security challenges in parts of the country.”
According to him, the Commander-in-Chief is ever ready to confront the situation in the country.
By Victoria E.I