By Deji Elumoye
The National Security Council (NSC) has reconvened at the State House, Abuja, with President Muhammadu Buhari presiding.
The Council, which met last Friday, had to adjourn till today to enable the security agencies adequately brief it over the rising security challenges facing the country.
The meeting holding at the First Lady’s Conference Hall is being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd); National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
Other attendees include the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo; and the Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.