President Jonathan holds closed-door parley with security chiefs -

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By Citizens Platform

President Goodluck Jonathan had a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Sources say the meeting was a routine one and was called to appraise the security situation in the country across all spheres.

The three-hour long meeting assessed the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states as well as the raging issue of oil theft that has depleted the nation revenue base.

Present at the meeting were the Chief of Defence Staff, Ola Said; Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba; Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, and the Director-General of State Security Service, Ita Ekpeyong.

Members of the Federal Executive Council, who attended with the President were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Pius Anyim; Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Captain Caleb Olubolade (retd.); Minister of State, Defence, Olusola Obada; and the National Security Adviser, Col. Dasuki Sambo (retd.) among others.

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Source: Citizens Platform

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