A security meeting is currently ongoing at the state house in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the meeting.
The meeting is taking place at the First Lady Conference room as renovations in the Council Chambers is still ongoing.
Those in attendance at the meeting are the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation-Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and Defense Minister, Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd); and National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd).
Others present are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff; Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali is also in attendance.
The meeting comes on the heels of growing insecurity across the country.
The meeting follows the increased attacks in several parts of the country
There have been calls by several political figures and people in the country that the president should declare a state of emergency on security.
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