President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched high level of security operatives to katsina and Sokoto in response to recent spike in bandits activities.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Shehu, made this known in a statement titled “Insecurity: Buhari sends NSA, IGP, DSS DG, others 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.”
This came barely 24-hours after the inauguration Navy Ships, Patrol Boats, and a helicopter at the Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island in Lagos by the president.
The delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (Rtd) is made up of the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba; the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi; the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar and the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major General Samuel Adebayo.