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Since military can’t tackle insecurity, FG adopts new measures

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Since military can't tackle insecurity, FG adopts new measures

Muhammadu Buhari

Federal Government National Security Council, has expressed commitment to seek collaboration with all strata of Nigerian society including seeking support from States, Local government and members of the public to tackle the intractable security challenges facing the nation.

The National Security Council Meeting which held at the Council Chambers Abuja, was attended by Vice President Yemi Osinabjo, the Service Chiefs,  Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, National Security NSA, Babagana Monguno, Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Dingyadi, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, DG DSS, Yusuf Bichi and DG NIA Rufai Abubakar

The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, speaking after the meeting, disclosed that the meeting made an appraisal of the current security situation and arrived at the conclusion to seek collaboration with a wide spectrum on Nigerians to deal with the situation

“We reviewed the current situation, the opportunities and the challenges and we arrived at the conclusion that we need Collaboration with the larger Nigeria society, to deal with the situation”

The NSA who described the security challenge as “multi dimensional”, noted that there are internal and external dimensions which requires the cooperation of all Nigerians

“There is need for both parties to collaborate to deal with it right down.

“We can’t disclose anything on collaboration right now until the issues are looked. It requires everybody to work together”

Mongonu who was however silent on the calls for the declaration of State of emergency on security, as well as the calls on the President to sack the Service Chiefs.

“Those issues were not part of what we discussed” he stated.

The President has never removed any of his Service Chiefs since they were first appointed in 2015, despite the fact that there tenure first expired in 2018.

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