- Details of President Muhammadu Buhari's meeting with service chiefs have been revealed
- The revelation was made by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno
- Monguno told journalists that President Buhari is not happy over the fact that security agencies in the country lack synergy among themselves
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The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd) has revealed key issues discussed between President Muhammadu Buhari and service chiefs.
Speaking with State House correspondents in Abuja after the crucial meeting, Monguno said that President Buhari commended the service chiefs for the efforts to curb violent crimes in the country, but added that they have to do much more, The Nation reports.
The NSA said that the president expressed displeasure over the lack of synergy among security forces.
He said that President Buhari directed him to meet with northwest governors and the Niger state government to fashion out ways to tackle the menace of banditry.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a group, the Coalition Against Killings in Northern Nigeria (CAKIN), had condemned the incessant killings of innocent people in the northern part of the country.
Legit.ng reported that the coalition in a statement it issued on Monday, June 15, at Arewa House, Kaduna, lamented that the elected governments at both the federal and state levels have failed in their primary responsibilities of protecting lives and property of the citizens.
The coalition comprises the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria led by Isa Abubakar; Arewa Youth Consultative Forum led by Yerima Shettima; Northern Anti-corruption Front led by Yusuf Idris Amoke; Arewa Youth Assembly led by Mohammed Salihu Danlami; Joint Action Committee of Northern Youth Associations led by Murtala Abubakar; CUPS led by Idris Mohammed; and Arewa Youth Forum led by Gambo Gujungu.
It said that despite being a retired soldier in the Nigerian Army and being at the helms of affairs in the country for five years, President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has failed to tame the ugly incident of insecurity in the country.
The coalition further stated that instead of reducing insecurity in Nigeria, the country ha witnessed the highest numbers of avoidable killings and loss of property in a manner that history has never witnessed before.
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