President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, amid rising tensions following the recent killings in Benue State and other parts of the country.
The President held the discussion with the police boss on Friday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
Briefing State House correspondents after the meeting, Mr Idris maintained that the Nigeria Police is working hard to address the issues.
Idris said he updated the President on efforts made by the police towards ensuring law and order in various communities in the country.
Pointing out that he is duty bound to regularly brief the President on security developments in the country, he asserted that “currently Nigeria is well secured’’.
He also attributed the crises to communal misunderstanding in the affected communities and called on Nigerians to learn to live in peace with one another.