The National Security Council meeting held at the State House under the direction of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser Major General Babagana Monguno, and President’s Chief of Staff Professor Ibrahim Gambari were present at the meeting.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, and the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Magashi (Retd), were also present.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, led the service chiefs, including the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, to the meeting.
Also in attendance were the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba Usman; the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi; and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
The Chief of Defense Intelligence, Major General Samuel Adebayo also attended the meeting.