MediaDimensions gathered that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is absent at the crucial briefing that will most likely be the last for 2019. Others present are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno. As at the time of this report it could not be immediately confirmed whether the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari is in attendance.President Muhammadu Buhari is receiving security briefing from Service Chiefs and heads of other security agencies at the Presidential Villa.
The country has come under renewed attacks by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Borno and Yobe States in recent weeks.
The Presidency is also expected to make a pronouncement on the tenure of office of the service chiefs. The last six months extension of their tenure by the President elapses on Tuesday, December 31
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