Attack on Zulum: Governors Summon Security Chiefs, Meet Buhari In Abuja

Samuel Oyejola, Abuka

The 36 states Governors of the federation will meet on Wednesday to deliberate on the worsening security situation and poor economy in the country.

Mr. Asishana Bayo Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) disclosed this in an invitation sent out to the governors on Tuesday, said the states’ chief executives would discuss last weekend attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, by Boko Haram insurgents in Baga local government area of the state.
Issues relating to health and economy will also be discussed at the meeting.

“The governors’ planned meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to find a quick solution to the cause of this problem
The governors are expected to come up with a position or a wayforward on how to address the security challenge as they have scheduled to have a marathon meeting with all the chiefs security in the country.

“Those to be met by the governors are the National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd); Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi.

“The four service chiefs and they are the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Marshal Ibok- Ete Ibas.”

The following listed above are to meet with the governors ahead of the meetings

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