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Tinubu, Govs, IGP, WIke, others in emergency meeting over food crisis, insecurity 

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President Bola Tinubu on Thursday , meets with all the governors from across the states, the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FTC) Chief Nyesom Wike and other stakeholders.

Vice President Kashim Shettima is also present at the meeting, which commenced around 11:30am on Thursday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting is, however, follows the security and economic crisis ravaging the nation.

Recall that the Federal Government had started releasing tonnes of assorted grains to the market to make food available, affordable and accessible across the country.

Similarly, measures have been taken to arrest the rising criminal activities through synergy among the armed forces and other paramilitary organisations.

President Tinubu is expected to leave for the AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia immediately after the meeting with the governors.

African leaders will meet in Addis Ababa for the annual summit to be used to tackle the many challenges facing the continent and decide on how best to bolster the AU’s intervention in its various crises.

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