Buhari meets with Zulum, Buni, other northeast leaders at Aso Rock over insecurity

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting at the State House, Abuja, with a delegation from two states of the northeast comprising Borno and Yobe states led by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State and Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State. Though details of the ongoing meeting are not yet revealed, sources, however, insinuated that the meeting may not be unconnected with the prolonged insecurity and violent crimes ravaging the zone.

Though, the meeting with the president is considered crucial to the northeast leaders, Senator Ndume is missing on the list of the delegation.

The delegation include Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State; Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State, leading the team; others include former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima; Ministers of State, Agriculture, Mustapha Shehuri; Minister of State,Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; etc.

It was gathered that government representatives present at the meeting include Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar; the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (red); and the Director-General of State Security Service, Yusuf Bichi.

Meanwhile, details of the meeting are being awaited.