President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Nigeria’s Security Chiefs at the State House in Abuja.
The meeting came 24 hours after armed robbers attempted to attack the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, on Monday night.
The Presidency announced the meeting via its Twitter handle but did not give details of its agenda.
However, the meeting is expected to review the current security situation in the country.
Before the meeting, there had been previous security meetings on Friday, April 30, and Monday, May 4 respectively.
The meeting, which started at about 10 am, held at the Conference Hall of the Office of the First Lady.
“Security Meeting ongoing, at the State House. President @MBuhari
presiding, Vice President, SGF, NSA, Ministers, Service Chiefs, IGP, Intelligence Chiefs in attendance. #AsoVillaToday #SecuringNigeria,” the presidency tweeted.
Among others at the meeting are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno.
Also in attendance is the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema; Minister of Defense, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Retd.) and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.