Available information indicates that the President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan have begun the gradual revamp of the security agencies of Nigeria. This is as 247ureports.com gathered that the President has acted to release the National Coordinator on Anti-Terrorism, Ambassador Zakari Ibrahim, a renowned former intelligence chief who was originally appointed to the post in January 2011. Ambassador Zakari Ibrahim hails from Katsina State.
Ambassador Zakari will be replaced by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Maj. Gen. Sarkin Yakin Bello. Maj. Gen. Bello is experienced in matters concerning militancy. He had served as the Commander of the Joint Task Force (Operation Restore Hope) in the Niger Delta and as the Commander of Operation Flush Out III in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.