- Governor Nasir El-Rufai has promised Nigerians that insecurities will soon be over
- The Kaduna state governor said the ruling party, APC, is focused on ensuring that Nigerians are proud of the country
- The governor praised the Armed Forces of Nigeria for developing even more effective strategies to end this menace
Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has assured Nigerians that the insecuritites in the country will soon be over.
The governor made this statement during an event by the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday to commission the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari.
Governor El-Rufai who commissioned the detachment said that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to putting an end to insecurities in the country, The Nation reports.
He said: “All the insecurity menance will soon be over. The present All Progressive Congress (APC) is focused on ensuring that Nigerians are proud of their country.
“The prevalence of terrorism, armed banditry and kidnapping, has increased in recent times. And we are grateful that the Armed Forces of Nigeria, particularly the NAF, is boosting security operations anddeveloping even more effective strategies to end this menace.
“The establishment of the 271 NAF Detachment Birnin Gwari is therefore timely, as it will further boost the ongoing Operation DIRAN MIKIYA, Operation SHARAN DAJI and play a very crucial role in restoring and maintaining the peace in all affected areas.
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“While we recognize the efforts of the Nigerian Air Force, we also want to appeal to the Chief of Air Staff to approve the deployment of NAF Special Forces for the Abuja-Kaduna road to participate in the new Joint security operations aimed at confronting the prevalence of armed banditry and kidnapping that has bedeviled the road for the last two years.”
Legit.ng earlier reported that the Senate has asked the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other security bodies to adopt the use of drones and interceptors in the fight against kidnappings and armed banditry in the country.
The Senate also asked the law enforcement agencies in the country to protect foreign workers and tourists.
The resolution of the Senate followed the killing of a Briton, Faye Mooney, at the Kajuru Castle, Kaduna state recently.
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