President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing a meeting of the Security Council at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as insecurity pervades the country.
Some security experts are expected to make presentations at the meeting just as it was gathered that representatives of Nigeria Governors Forum will also be meeting with the President and Service Chiefs later today.
In attendance are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
Others are the Service Chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.
Also present are the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu; Director-General of National, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi; Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i; and the Directorate of Military Intelligence.
Some of the Ministers are the Attorney-General of the Federation; and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi; and the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada.