Buhari Holds National Council Meeting, Commissions Security Equipment…

Written by on February 22, 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari has convened a National security council meeting at the State House.

The meeting which has all security chiefs in attendance, comes barely two days before the general elections and is expected to review the current security situation in Nigeria.

Before the meeting, the President presided over the launch of security equipment donated by the Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID) at the Council Chambers, including a 350 state-of the-art security vehicles and gadgets for use by law enforcement agencies in Abuja and Lagos ahead of the 2023 elections.

The coalition of Private Sector Against Covid-19, (CACOVID) which procured the security equipment, is a conception of a number of eminent Nigerian industrialists, including Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr Herbert Wigwe as well as the Governor of the Central Bank, who were all physically present, to primarily lend support to the Federal Government’s fight against insecurity.

The items include; One hundred units of 14 tons Tata Trucks, One Hundred units of 12 tons Tata trucks, One Hundred and six units of Toyota Vans, Sixty four units of Nissan Navara vans, Thirteen thousand Ballistic Vests, Twenty Six thousand Ballistic Plates as well as Thirteen thousand Ballistic Helmets.

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