President Muhamamdu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the nation’s security chiefs as part of efforts aimed at ending the spate of insecurity across the country.

The meeting was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, led the security chiefs to the meeting.

In a message posted on the Twitter handle of the presidency, @NGRPresident, it was revealed that the security chiefs briefed Buhari on intelligence gathering and law enforcement efforts across the country.

“Security meeting today, presided over by President @MBuhari. NSA, Service Chiefs, Intelligence Chiefs, IGP in attendance.

“President briefed on Intelligence-gathering and law enforcement efforts across the country, by the various agencies,” the message read.

The pictures of the Buhari's meeting with the security chiefs was posted by the President's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter account (@BashirAhmaad).

He posted, "President Muhammadu Buhari is currently receiving security briefings on the security situation across the country from the service chiefs. The NSA, NIA and Defence Minister in attendance."