The National Security Council meeting currently ongoing at the State House, Abuja was called by President Muhammadu Buhari “majorly” to discuss the resurgent banditry along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway, presidential sources have revealed.
According to the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on the New Media, Bashir Ahmaad, the President called the meeting to specifically discuss the new wave of violence and banditry along the ever busy highway.
“The National Security Council meeting currently holding at the State House , Abuja is majorly discussing the recent on the Abuja-Kaduna highway and other security challenges,” Ahmaad revealed in a tweet.
The meeting Chaired by President Buhari also has in attendance the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Chief OF Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, all Military Chiefs and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohameed Adamu.
Others include Ministers and Head of intelligence agencies, including the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS).