President Buhari dispatches security delegation to Sokoto and Katsina States.

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a high-level delegation, made up of the heads of the nation’s intelligence and security services to Sokoto and Katsina States.

A statement by the senior special media aide, Garba Shehu, states that this is in response to the recent spike in bandit activities as the president is expecting an immediate situation report and recommendations on actions to follow to effectively deal with the worrying situation.

According to the statement,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 DSS Yusuf Magaji Bichi, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar and the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major General Samuel Adebayo.

There was gruesome killing of several travelers in Sokoto and the assassination of a commissioner in Katsina State recently.

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