President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of security agencies in Abuja at the presidential villa.
The discussion at the high-level meeting Naija News reports centered around the review of recent security happenings in the country including the increased activities of bandit terrorists in some states of the federation.
The security chiefs and heads of security agencies also briefed the president on the latest happenings and steps that have been taken to address the situation.
Those in attendance include the Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi (retd), the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and the service chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor.
Others include the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.
At the end of the meeting, President Buhari gave a marching order to the security agencies through their heads to tackle the menace of bandits and other criminals in the country.
He told them to ensure normalcy is restored as soon as possible in all affected areas.
Meanwhile, four Governors in the northern region of Nigeria have received worrying warnings about the continued activities of bandit terrorists in their states.
The Governors are Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, Aminu Masari of Katsina, Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna
The convener of the Concerned Nigerians Movement, Deji Adeyanju who sounded the note of warning, alleged that the Governors have been too lenient with President Muhammadu Buhari’s dealings with the bandits.
He further accused the president of pampering the bandits.
To this end, he suggested the bandits are getting emboldened in carrying out their criminal activities in the identified states.
Source: Naija News