President Muhammadu Buhari today convened a meeting of the National Security Council to assess the security challenges in some parts of the country.
The meeting is holding at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, military service chiefs, Inspector-General of Police, and the National Security Adviser participating.
According to Bashir Ahmad, one of the media aides of the President, the main focus of the parley is “over the recent security challenges in Katsina, Nasarawa, Kaduna and elsewhere”.
He announced on his Twitter handle, @bashirahmaad, that: “The meeting of the National Security Council is ongoing, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.
“The meeting which is being presided over by @MBuhari, is summoned over the recent security challenges in Katsina, Nasarawa, Kaduna and elsewhere.”
Banditry and wanton killings have gripped the concerned States in recent times, with 17 persons killed by gunmen in Kajuru, Kaduna State two days ago.