- The FG has reinstated its commitment towards ending the security crisis in the country
- A townhall meeting across the geo-political regions will hold to get a local bearing in the fight against insecurity
- Babagana Monguno said collaborative efforts from Nigerians, service chiefs and security agencies will help to curtail banditry and other crimes
In a solidified effort towards ending the security crisis across the country, the federal government said it will begin holding a meeting with governors, traditional rulers and necessary stakeholders in all geo-political zones.
Babagana Monguno, the National Security Adviser (NSA), made this disclosure on Sunday, February 14, in a statement which obtained by Legit.ng.
The statement was issued after the NSA's meeting with the new security chiefs, heads of law enforcement forces and intelligence agencies.
Monguno said the federal government has resolved to tackle terrorism, banditry, armed robbery, kidnapping and other security threats in the country.
By this, he said a first town hall meeting will hold in Kaduna state on Monday, February 15, calling for the cooperation of Nigerians in the fight against terrors.
According to him, the meeting will give the government and the security agencies bearing on how insecurity can be tackled using the collaborative efforts of state governors, traditional rulers, youths and other stakeholders.
"The meetings are expected to provide a direct assessment of the security situation, generate local feedback and recommendations, encourage Geo-Political synchronisation of effort among States."
I will end the war soon - Army boss Attahiru
The Nigerian Army said it will create a formidable partnership with neighbouring countries including Cameroon and Chad in order to see an end to the insurgency.
Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, chief of army staff, made this disclosure on Monday, February 8.
Attahiru, who addressed journalists at the Army Super Camp 1 Ngamdu in Yobe state, said he is anxious to end the war against Boko Haram terrorists and other criminal elements.
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