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 SPATE ON INSECURITY:BUHARI SUMMONS COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING

 SPATE ON INSECURITY:BUHARI SUMMONS COUNCIL OF STATE MEETING

 

 

A meeting of the National Council of State is now underway at the Presidential villa .

President Muhammadu Buhari summoned the virtual meeting to discuss critical National issues.

Nigeria’s council of state is composed of the President, Vice President, all former Presidents and Heads of Government of the Federation, former Chiefs Justices of Nigeria, Presiding officers of the National Assembly and Governors of the Various states

The Council has the responsibility to advise the President in the exercise of his powers when required with respect to amongst others the maintenance of public order within the federation.

Amongst those Physically present at the meeting were Two former Heads of state, Generals Yakubu Gowon and Abdulsalami Abubakar as well as former President Goodluck Jonathan whose convoy was involved in an accident recently.

Before the meeting went into a closed session, a moment of silence was observed in honour of the late Head of Interim National Government Ernest Shonekan who died recently at the age of 85.

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