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Again, President Buhari meet with governors, security chiefs over insecurity


By our reporter

Aug. 11, 2020 - President Muhammadu Buhari has again met with members of the Governors Forum’s Security Committee, headed by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi over security developments in some parts of the country.

The virtual meeting which held on Tuesday is coming days after the President met with governors from the North-east to discuss on the burning issues of insecurity ravaging some parts of the country.

President Buhari is determined to stop the insurgency, insecurity and other violent crimes across the country as his administration was adopting new strategies, following the acquisition of modern military equipment.

Participants at the meeting includes; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.

Others are; Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu; The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas, while Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai was represented by Maj-Gen. U.S. Yakubu.

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, were also in attendance.

The affected governors that joined the meeting virtually were Gov. Bello (Kogi (Sen. Douye Diri (Bayelsa), Prof. Babagana Zulum (Borno), David Umahi (Ebonyi) and Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

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