Just In: President Buhari To Meet With Security Chiefs on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday confer with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The President returned to Abuja last Friday after 18 days in London, during which he attended an education summit and stayed for a medical checkup.

According to a News Agency of Nigeria report, the meeting is to discuss how security forces have in the past few weeks taken the battle to insurgents, bandits, and all other criminals troubling the country, and how they are now surrendering in droves.

The President will be brought up to speed on developments at the Thursday meeting, while plans to bring a decisive end to the challenges will be formulated.

Service chiefs expected in attendance include the Chief of Defence Staff, General Leo Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya; the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao.

Others expected at the meeting include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (retired), the Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi and the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba.

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