Osinbajo, CDS, NSA, others meet over maritime security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with some top security Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Our correspondent gathered that the meeting was to review a memorandum for maritime security in the country.

The memorandum is expected to be presented to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for consideration and approval on tomorrow.

Those present at the meeting included the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Olonishaki and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno. Others included the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Dan-Ali said it was a pending issue of Maritime challenges which FEC needed to address.

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

On concrete steps to end oil theft, he said the “acting President has been meeting with the communities.

We have been able to save many communities of oil pipeline bombings and oil theft.

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