Buhari Orders Quick Action On Boko Haram, IPOB’s Secret Army
Earlier, we reported that President Buhari had gone into a meeting with his service chiefs at his residence in Abuja.
This was barely 24 hours after officially resuming after 104 days away in the UK.
Now we can tell you what they discussed.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin said that Buhari was briefed on issues such as Biafra agitation, Boko Haram, kidnappings and the Hausa to Igbo quit notice.
“We have been meeting with Mr. President for the last three hours. We updated him on all security issues around the country, within the country and outside the country, where our troops are.”
“Of course, we have just updated him because he is aware of what’s been happening. He has been receiving regular briefings from the acting president and he has also been going through the print media and electronic media to follow the happenings in the country.
“After the meeting, he has directed on some areas we should look at so as to enhance our operations in the country.
“The issues of security, every security threat, all security threats were treated one after the other ranging from terrorism to kidnapping, herdsmen/farmers clash, to IPOB issue.
“In his address to the nation, he talked about the unity of the nation which is non-negotiable. We have all been fully instructed to ensure that that directive is carried out to the letter.
“We are going to enhance our operations in all the areas we need to do that. Like I said, he has given the necessary directives which will be carried out by the military and the security agencies,” he said.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ete Ibas were at the meeting
The National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno and Director-General, Department of State Security, Alhaji Lawal Daura were also present.
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