Osinbajo, CDS, NSA, others meet over maritime security
ACTING President Yemi Osinbajo and several top security officials including Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Gabriel Olonishaki; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno; the Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan-Ali as well as the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, met at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.
According to Dan-Ali who spoke with State House correspondents after the meeting, it was called mainly to review a memorandum for maritime security in the country.
He revealed that the memorandum will be presented to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for consideration and approval on Wednesday.
The Minister of Defense said: It s a pending issue of FEC meeting that we wanted to resolve on maritime surveillance and it has been resolved.
He also spoke on steps to end oil theft, saying: 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.