President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over an Emergency National Security Meeting at the State House, Abuja.
The meeting which kicked off at 10am is holding at the Conference Hall of the First Lady.
The President is expected to be briefed on latest security developments across the country.
In attendance are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (retd), Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyema and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.)
Also attending are the service chiefs: Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo; Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i; Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi and other presidential aides.
Although the details of the emergency meeting are not yet clear, it is no doubt connected to the current security issues in the country and the threat of terrorist attack in Abuja, the capital city.
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