President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of National Security Council (NSC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting is coming in the wake of escalating security challenges in different parts of the country and general outcry by various stakeholders with many calling for an urgent action from the President.
Those attending the meeting include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno.
Others are Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, is also attending the meeting.
More details to follow…