The Senate has entered into a closed-door meeting with the National Security Adviser (NSA) Nuhu Ribadu and the nation’s service chiefs – over the worrying state of security in the country. Those who attended the meeting which held on Tuesday include the Chief of Defence Staff, Christopher Musa, the Chief of Army Staff, Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Air Staff, Hassan Abubakar and the Chief of Naval Staff, Emmanuel Ogalla.

Others are the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; the Director General of the State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

Ministers in attendance were the Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru; Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle; Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam; Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo and the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun.

Before the closed-door session, Senate President Godswill Akpabio had apologized for having the meeting hold behind schedule. Tuesday’s meeting comes a week after the upper chamber invited the security chiefs but postponed it following the absence of the defence chief and the NSA