The National Security Council meeting is in progress at the State House Abuja.
The meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, has in attendance Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Service Chiefs, Inspector General of Police, National Security Adviser and other heads of security agencies.
Personal Assistant on New Media to the President, Bashir Ahmad, in a tweet Thursday afternoon said “President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned a National Security Council over the recent security challenges in some parts of the country. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs and other heads of security agencies in attendance.”
In another tweet, Ahmad said, “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”.