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Buhari in series of meetings, meets security chiefs as Covid-19 continues to spread

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a series of meeting in Abuja as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread in Nigeria.

Among the meetings wasone he had with the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa.

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The meeting had in attendance, the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.); Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi; and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

The meeting took place after members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 left the State House.

The PTF members were led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

Mustapha told State House correspondents that he was going to brief newsmen later today.

Buhari had earlier in the day, also held a closed-door meeting with Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State.

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The development is coming just as President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari reportedly tested positive to the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.

Buhari, who is said to have also been tested, got a negative result to the virus.

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