Boosting synergy among security forces in the country was among the issues discussed when the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin,met with Nigeria’s Service Chiefs and other Heads of Security and Intelligence Agencies, earlier today.
The meeting which held at the Defence Headquarters also strategized on how to confront burning security in some parts of the country.
In a statement released by the Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations,John Enenche, the meeting sought to address rising criminalities in the Northern part of the country.
The statement reads:”The meeting was one of the series of meetings to re-strategize and enhance existing synergy among all security agencies to address the lingering security challenges bedeviling the nation.
“The meeting, which was well attended by Heads of security architecture in the country, dwelled on developing and mapping out new strategies to promptly address the untoward security situation rising from banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling as well as other sundry criminalities particularly in the North West, North East and North Central parts of the country.”
Present at the meeting were the Chief of Army Staff; Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, Chief of the Naval Staff; Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar and Inspector General of Police Adamu Muhammed.
Also in attendance were the Director General Department of State Service, Yusuf Bichi; Director General of Nigerian Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar; Chief of Defence Intelligence; Air Vice Marshall Muhammed Usman and Commandant General,Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Mohammadu.
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Muhammed, has ordered the seal off of APC national secretariat.
The Nation Newspapers reports that will be meeting with two camps of APC National Working Committee by 1pm today.
Sources hinted that the seal off was to enable police boss and the two NWC group to review and discuss various court orders being banished.