Security in Nigeria is being politicised - Buhari

Security in Nigeria is being politicised - Buhari

- President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration has changed the narrative of security in Nigeria

- President Buhari, however, regretted that some persons are politicising the state of security in the country

- The president also said that such persons are also plotting to undo the efforts of the federal government in the area of security

President Muhammadu Buhari has regretted that some detractors of his administration, who are also enemies of the federal government, has turned the issue of security in Nigeria into a political affair.

President Buhari made this revelation as he spoke to promoters of the proposed African Security Leadership Summit at State House, Abuja on Tuesday, September 10.

The president went on to say that despite the plot of persons he described as 'revisionists' to distort history, the narrative of security in the country has been changed since he assumed office in 2015, adding that "what remains in areas of security are also clear, despite the politicization.”

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In response, His Royal Highness, Major-General Abdullahi Bagudu Mamman, (retd) who led a team under the platform of Global Initiative for Leadership Success (GILS), said: “We share in the conviction of the administration to address the problems of the country. At assumption of office in 2015, parts of the country had been acquired by Boko Haram insurgents.

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"Your seriousness and committed efforts have made us to now be able to worship in peace. Boko Haram has been truly degraded, and other forms of criminalities are being addressed.”

Meanwhile, reported that heads of security agencies in Nigeria had a secret meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, September 10, in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

Among those who attended the closed-door meeting were Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno and Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai-Abubakar.

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Others also present at the meeting were the chief of staff, Mallam Abba Kyari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha. ( -> Same great journalism, upgraded for better service!

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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