JUST IN: PMB Sends NSA, IGP, DSS DG, Others to Sokoto, Katsina Over Insecurity - Penangle | News Portal in Nigeria
Tue. Jun 18th, 2024
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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a high-level delegation, made up of Nigeria’s heads of Intelligence and Security Services, to Sokoto and Katsina states in response to the recent spike in bandit activities.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu disclosed this in a statement titled: ‘President Buhari Sends Security, Intelligence Heads to Sokoto, Katsina.’

According to Shehu, “The President is expecting an immediate situation report and recommendations on actions to follow to effectively deal with the worrying situation.”

The delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Munguno (rtd) is made up of the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi; the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar and the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major-General Samuel Adebayo.

It would be recalled that President Buhari had earlier ordered a manhunt of those behind the gruesome murder of the Katsina State Commissioner of Science and Technology, Dr. Rabe Nasir.

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