Governance

President Buhari in virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is in a crucial virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders.

The meeting started at 09:00 GMT with President Buhari presiding from the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Former leaders participating virtually from their homes include Generals Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd), Goodluck Jonathan and Earnest Shoken.

Those physically present at the Council Chambers with the President include Vice President YemiOsinbajo, Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and National Security Adviser, Major General BabaganaMonguno.

Others include the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olanisakin, Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Director General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi and Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai.

The meeting is currently going on behind closed doors but the agenda might be related to the mood of the nation and how to find a solution to the present security challenges.

Just on Thursday, the President presided over the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and later addressed the nation in a live broadcast.

 

Source: Voice of Nigeria