Osinbajo meets NSA, Defence Minister, others in Aso Rock

Osinbajo meets NSA, Defence Minister, others in Aso Rock
May 15 21:24 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday had a close-door meeting with top security chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The meeting was attended by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Babagana Monguno; Minister of Defence, Mr. Mansur Dan-Ali; Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi; and the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Gabriel Olonishaki.

The meeting started at about 3:05pm and ended at about 5:00pm.

Minister of Defence, Mr. Mansur Dan-Ali told State House correspondents said issues bordering on maritime surveillance dominated the meeting.

“It’s a pending issue of FEC meeting that we wanted to resolve on maritime surveillance and it has been resolved,” he said.

The minister also told journalists that the federal government has taken concrete steps to end oil theft in the country.

“Acting President has been meeting with the communities. We have been able to save many communities of oil pipeline bombings and oil theft. It is a big achievement and I believe that the Acting President has been doing well in that direction,” he said.