President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the armed forces and other security agencies to deploy all their resources to protect the unity of Nigeria
He directs them to implement to the letter his pronouncement in Monday’s nationwide broadcast that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable
Buhari issues the directive at a meeting with service chiefs and head of other security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
The meeting was attended by the Defence Minister, the Chief of Defence staff, the Army Chief of Staff, Chiefs of Air Staff, representative of Chief of Naval staff, as well as the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of Department of Security Service, and acting Director General of National Intelligence Agency
Chief of Defence staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin briefed the State House correspondents after the three hour meeting, saying, “Of course, we have just updated him because he is aware of what’s been happening. He has been receiving regular briefings from the acting president and he has also been going through the print media and electronic media to follow the happenings in the country.”
Buhari, according to General Olonishakin directedareas that should be given special attention to enhance security and operation.