President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a high-level security meeting at the State House over the rising insecurity in the country.
Among those attending the Friday, April 30, 2021 meeting are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno.
Others are Chief of Defense Staff; General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, is also in the meeting.
The meeting is coming on the heels of escalating insecurity in different parts of the country and general outcry by various stakeholders.
In the last few days, several Nigerians have been killed or kidnapped in different parts of the country, a situation that has create panic among citizens.