- The next administration will benefit from the current administration according to President Muhammadu Buhari
- According to the Nigerian president, the next administration will benefit from a revamped armed and security forces
- Buhari said this at a dinner in honour of the 2022 Committee of Business, Political, Media and Civil Society Leaders
Nigerians have been assured that the next administration will meet good things on ground when the tenure begins. This assurance was given by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to Buhari, his administration will hand over an agriculture-led and diversified home-grown economy, stable democracy and revamped armed and security forces to the next administration.
Buhari who promised that his administration will finish strong said he looks forward to leaving a legacy for a united, peaceful, and prosperous Nigeria with 24 years of uninterrupted democracy, Punch Newspaper reports.
This was disclosed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina.
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He noted Buhari said this at a dinner in honour of the 2022 Committee of Business, Political, Media and Civil Society Leaders.
The president was quoted to have said:
”I am gradually entering my final year in office. It is a period I intend to spend not only on consolidating on the achievements of the past seven years but also to leave a legacy for a united, peaceful, and prosperous Nigeria."
Northern Emir reveals what security agencies can do to end banditry
According to the monarch, the only way to end the menace of banditry bedevilling the country is by killing bandits whenever they are caught.
The monarch made the declaration in his palace while responding to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who informed him that bandits had now been officially declared as terrorists to enable security agents to take more stringent measures against the hoodlums.
Insecurity: Nigerian military using internationally approved practices
In another report, an American journalist, Daniel Furnad carefully analysed the security situation in Nigeria under the administration of President Buhari.
Furnad who is also a conflict resolution expert said that the Nigerian military under the present administration is tackling terrorism within the best international standard and rules of engagement.
The journalist said this while speaking via Skype at a conference for non-governmental organisations, conflict managers, journalists, and civil society organisations.
Legit.ng notes that Furnad's assessment comes at a time Nigeria is facing several security challenges apart from terrorism. These include banditry, kidnapping, among others.