President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the newly appointed Minister, representing Taraba, Malam Muazu Sambo.
Our correspondent reports that the event was held shortly before the opening of the meeting of the National Security Council in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.
Our correspondent reports that Sambo, who replaced former Minister of Power, Mamman Sale, from Taraba, was posted to Ministry of Works and Housing as Minister of State, Works and Housing.
Those in attendance of the security meeting include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Ministers of Police Affairs, Justice, Defence, Interior and Foreign Affairs.
Others are service chiefs, the National Security Adviser to the President retired Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno; Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi as well as the Director-General, NIA, Abubakar Rufa’i.