President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Chief of Army Staff , Tukur Buratai, at the Presidential Villa , Abuja .

The meeting , which was held behind closed doors inside the President ’s office , centred on efforts being made by Army authorities to restore peace to troubled parts of the country .

The President said his administration ’s commitment to peace and security of the country was total .

Buhari wrote , “I received a briefing from the Chief of Army Staff this ( Thursday ) afternoon .

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“The Army recently established a new battalion in Birnin – Gwari , Kaduna State , in addition to other deployments in troubled parts of the country .

“Our commitment to the peace and security of Nigeria is total. ”