Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari had an emergency meeting with some of the country’s past leaders.
The emergency meeting held in Aso Rock also had his security chiefs in attendance.
Though the purpose of the meeting remains unknown, it was impromptu and started at about 10 am.
It was reportedly convened by Buhari to consult over recent social and security developments in different parts of the country.
All the former heads of state and presidents who participated in the meeting were virtually linked, while the security heads were physically present in executive council chambers of the State House with the president.
The former leaders who attended the meeting include Generals Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd), Goodluck Jonathan, and Chief Ernest Shonekan.
Others present at the meeting included the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd).
Also present were the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olanisakin; Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; director-general Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, and director-general, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai.
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