President Muhammadu Buhari has reconvened the meeting of the National Security Council, which started on April 30, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting was called by the President to continue deliberations on issues of national security concern.
Those in attendance at today’s meeting include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
Others are the Minister of Defence, retired Major General Bashir Magashi; National Security Adviser to the President, retired Major General Babagana Monguno; as well as the acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.
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, are also in attendance at the crucial meeting.