President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday, meet with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Femi Adesina, the presidential spokesperson, in a statement on Tuesday, said the meeting is to discuss the recent spate of mass surrender by Boko Haram fighters to the Nigerian army.
Adesina disclosed that action plan to end the insurgency in the North-east will be discussed at the meeting.
“President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday confer with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,” the statement reads.
“The President returned to Abuja last Friday after 18 days in London, during which he attended an education summit and did health checks.
“The security forces have in the past few weeks taken the battle more robustly to insurgents, bandits, and all other criminals troubling the country, and they are now surrendering in droves. The President will be brought up to speed on developments at the Thursday meeting, while plans to bring a decisive end to the challenges will be formulated.”
The Defence Headquarters had said over 1,000 insurgents, including Boko Haram commanders and bomb experts, have surrendered to troops of operation Hadin Kai in Borno State.