President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over an emergency National Security Council meeting at the State House in Abuja.
The President is presiding over the meeting holding at the First Lady’s Conference Room and is expected to review the current security situation in the country.
Those in attendance include; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Ministers of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd); Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyema and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
Others are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff; Major General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo, Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi and other presidential aides.
The council is expected to also look at the security implication of the Twitter ban in the country.