President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over a national security meeting at the State House in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The meeting, held at the Council chamber is being attended by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (retd).
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao are also in attendance.
Also in attendance are the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman; the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi as well as the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
This is coming a day after the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) produced ex-Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as its presidential candidate.