PHOTOS: Buhari Presides Over Security Council Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday presided over an emergency security council meeting at the State House in Abuja.

The meeting, which is the last for the year was held at the Council Chambers of the State House.

Those in attendance at the meeting include the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Minister of Defence, Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, and other heads of security agencies.

See some photos from the meeting as made availbale by the President’s personal assistant on new/digital media, Bashir Ahmad.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has declared free train rides for Nigerians from December 24, 2021, to January 4, 2022.

The development was disclosed by the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Fidet Okhiria, on Friday in Abuja.

According to Okhiria, “The decision which was made in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, is to ease movement of citizens during the yuletide.

“This is to help ease the cost of transportation and enable citizens to move easily enjoy the festive period.

“Passengers are, however, advised to ensure they obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost, to enable them to gain access and enter the trains.

“All passengers are also enjoined to observe and obey COVID-19 rules by wearing of face mask, washing and sanitising of hands.”