Jonathan Aborts State Visit to Namibia, Returns Home to Deal With Security Challenges

Jonathan-news 600President Goodluck Jonathan has cut short his visit to South Africa and aborted his state visit to Namibia which was due to start today because of what Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati described as “recent developments at home in Nigeria”

Abati in a press release Thursday afternoon said the President is returning to Abuja immediately to personally oversee efforts by national security agencies to contain the fresh challenges to national security which have emerged this week in Borno, Plateau and Nassarawa States.

Jonathan will on arrival, meet with the Chief of Defence Staff, the Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and heads of national security services on arrival to review the security situation in the country, the statement said.

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