The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Farouk Yahaya, and Jimez Petroleum Resources Boss , Hon. Chief Jim Chimezie Okolo yesterday met behind closed doors at the Nigerian Army Headquarters in Abuja to discuss security issues.
Although the agenda of the meeting was neither made available nor did leaders of both parties speak to journalists after the meeting, it was gathered that the meeting centered on the rising insecurity in the country.
A source, who was privy to the discussions at the meeting, said the army chief vowed to use all powers at his disposal to maintain unity of the country and also defend its territorial integrity.
“ Hon. Chief Jim Chimezie Okolo discussed two major issues with the COAS. One is the issue of insecurity across the length and breadth of the country. The other one is the rising agitations among some individuals to divide the country,” the source said.
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