Buhari meets with service chiefs, NSA missing as President pushes agenda ‘hell for Boko Haram’
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met behind closed door with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was said to be a top priority meeting during which the security chiefs gave update to the President on their strategies for a major push against Boko Haram.
Buhari had on Sunday promised hell for the insurgents.
In attendance were all the four service chiefs namely; Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas as well as the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno was not at the meeting,
The meeting came barely 24 hours after the president vowed to launch aggressive campaigns against insurgents operating in the country.
The President had on Sunday while reacting to the attack on Garkida in Adamawa, assured Nigerians that in the coming weeks they would witness an aggressive campaign to rout Boko Haram once and for all.
The president had said that security agencies would continue to be well-funded and appealed to Nigerians to continue to support the security personnel in their gallant efforts to protect the citizens and secure the country.