This Day (Lagos)

16 April 2014

Nigeria: Security Challenges - Jonathan Summons Governors, National Security Council

Photo: Official White House Photo/Pete Souza
President Barack Obama.

Following security challenges facing the nation occasioned by the activities of terrorists, President Goodluck Jonathan has summoned members of the National Security Council to a meeting billed for Thursday.

The meeting to be presided over by Jonathan will commence by 11 am.

The development was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati.

Those expected at the meeting include Vice President Namadi Sambo, the Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen Aliyu Gusau, the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, the Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, the Director-General of the State Security Services and the Director-General of National Intelligence Agency.

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