Finally, Buhari ready to retaliate bandit threats, holds crucial meeting with service chiefs

FCT, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the national security council meeting in Abuja with his service chiefs.

According to photos spotted by Legit.ng on Twitter, the meeting is being held at the Council Chamber at the Aso Rock Villa on Thursday, July 28.

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The security council meeting was presided by President Muhammadu Buhari with all the service chiefs in attendance. Photo: TheCable
Source: Twitter

This meeting is up on the heels of the incessant attacks staged by terrorists in the federal capital territory (FCT) Abuja as well as other parts of the 36 states of Nigeria.

Present at the event, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), the chief of defence staff, General Lucky Irabor, chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; chief of naval staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; and the chief of air staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao.

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Bandit attack presidential guard

Recall that Legit.ng reported an attack on the presidential guard on Monday, July 25 by suspected terrorists.

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It was gathered that a lieutenant and 5 soldiers were still missing at the time of the terrorist ambush.

Some of the military officers who were involved in the ambush were said to have been injured during the attack and quickly rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

On Monday, July 26, the spokesperson of the Guards Brigade, Captain Godfrey Abakpa, confirmed that terrorists ambushed troops attached to the Presidential Guards Brigade during a patrol in the Bwari area following intelligence that the Nigeria law school in the area may be attacked.

Source: Legit.ng

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