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Breaking: President Buhari in closed-door with service chiefs in Aso Rock

- Service chiefs are meeting with President Buhari in Aso Rock

- The details of the meeting are yet to be revealed

- Nigerians have asked the president to relieve the service chiefs of their duties over the insecurity level in the country

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently having a closed-door meeting with the country's service chiefs at the State House, Aso Rock.

Legit.ng reports that the meeting may not be unconnected with the high level of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the northeast.

The service chiefs who met the president on Monday, February 24, included the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonishakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sidique Abubakar and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu.

It was learnt that Babagana Monguno was absent when the president met with service chiefs at the presidential villa.

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Prominent Nigerians have been calling for the sacking of the service chiefs due to their inability to stem the tide of the Boko Haram insurgents across the country.

The presidency, however, had given reasons the president the service chiefs would not be sacked now, adding that such action would affect the war against the insurgents.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Buratai optimistically declared that the military has won the war against insurgency as the Boko Haram militants do not control any territory in Nigeria again.

In another report, President Buhari was in Borno state on Wednesday, February 12, for a sympathy visit following the recent killing of travellers by Boko Haram terrorists in the state.

It was stated that shortly after the visit, a video surfaced on the social media showing the convoy of the president beeing booed by people of Borno. In the video, residents were seen shouting in the Hausa language, "Ba ma so, Ba Ma yi" which roughly means, "we don’t like it, we won’t do it," according to PR Nigeria.

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According to the report, it was confirmed the authenticity of the video showing the residents booing the president's convoy.

However, some residents, according to the news media, claimed that it was not the president that was booed but the service chiefs who were allegedly in his convoy.

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