Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured Nigerians that the safety challenges bedevilling the nation will quickly be forgotten.
He revealed that the Nigerian authorities has elevated efforts to adequately fight the insecurity, including that the Supplementary Budget despatched to the National Assembly for approval would deal with the procurement of navy weapons for using all safety brokers within the nation.
Professor Osinbajo disclosed this when he acquired in viewers the Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, His Royal Majesty, Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He, nevertheless, stated that it’s the obligation of each Nigerian citizen to assist the nation’s safety providers to make sure that Nigeria is secure, Vanguard reviews.
“I can assure you that soon, the issue of insecurity will be a thing of the past and that we will all live in peace and prosperity in this country,” Osinbajo stated.
Osinbajo added that President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a committee to look at the nitty-gritty of the safety lapses within the nation and deal with them from the inspiration which additional propelled him to ship the supplementary funds.
He stated, “The President has recently constituted a committee that will look at the whole security infrastructure with a view to looking at the needs of the military, as well as the police and security agencies.
“The result of that is a bill before the National Assembly, a supplementary bill.
“The purpose of that bill is to present some of the needs of the military, as well as of security agencies in order to be able to beef up our response to the security challenges.”
He emphasised the necessity for paramount rulers, native and state governments to companion with the Nigerian Government to deal with insecurity.
He stated, “Any country with this number of security challenges must respond as robustly as possible.
“But it is also important to bear in mind that it takes a combined effort of all of us, at the local government level, state and federal levels; all of the levels; we need to come together to tackle this issue of insecurity.”
He stated even because the Nigerian Government may be very involved, and can persistently improve efforts in the direction of bettering safety nationwide, neighborhood efforts are additionally vital in tackling the problem from the roots.
He acknowledged that it’s an unavoidable conclusion that on the degree of neighborhood there’s a must take decisive motion, as a lot of the safety points happen on the neighborhood degree.
The Vice President expressed happiness that the normal ruler has a committee in place in his area organised for the aim of tackling insecurity “and that you’ve been able to contain the menace that we see in different parts of the country in your community”.
He added that the President Buhari-led administration will present obligatory assist to the neighborhood in tackling its challenges, including that the federal government can also be working with the Ekiti State authorities on coping with insecurity, in addition to varied points.
In his remarks, the Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, thanked the Vice President for granting them viewers and listening to their calls for, together with assist for the institution of a Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences locally.