Few hours before his scheduled departure for a one-week trip to London for the United Kingdom-Africa Summit, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the nation’s service chiefs to review the status of security in the country.
The meeting evaluated the readiness of the military and other security agencies to deal with various threats and keep the country safe.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, who briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting, called on Nigerians to support the security forces rather than do anything that negates the approved community policing.
Abubakar assured that given the effort to acquire new platforms for the security services, they would be able to protect Nigerians and defend the nation’s territorial integrity.
He stated: “You recall that we had a meeting on the 30th December 2019 and today we held another one. The whole essence of the meeting is to critically evaluate what the armed forces of Nigeria, as well as other security and intelligence agencies, are doing with regard to ensuring that the territorial integrity of Nigeria is not undermined by any individual or group of individuals.