Three days after the Lekki plaza killings, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over a meeting of the National Security Council.
The meeting which started at 11:00am, held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
At the meeting are the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, and the National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.
Others are the Service Chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.Tukur Buratai, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Director-General of National, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i, and the Directorate of Military Intelligence also featured at the meeting.
Ministers in attendance include those of Defence, Bashir Magashi, Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi and Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama.
Persecondnews reports that the meeting is expected to appraise the general security situation in the country especially recent EndSARS protests that later turned bloody following a military crackdown on the protesters at Lekki Toll plaza in Lagos.