Buhari Commends Police, Military Chiefs Over ‘Successes’ Despite Rising Kidnappings, Killings Nationwide

President Muhammadu Buhari on the Security Council assembly on Thursday recommended the police and the army over what he described as “successes and gains” regardless of the clearly rising spate of kidnappings and killings within the nation with the newest episode being the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway incident.

The commendation was pronounced by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on the State House in Abuja on Thursday, whereas briefing journalists after the National Security Council assembly on the Presidential Villa.

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Aregebesola mentioned Buhari additionally expressed satisfaction over the not too long ago concluded governorship elections in Anambra State which noticed the emergence of the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Charles Soludo as governor-elect.

He mentioned, “The police and other security agencies had been mobilised to intensify surveillance, patrol and pursuit of criminals. And it’s not only about Abuja-Kaduna.

“Yes, Abuja-Kaduna belt was discussed specifically, but we appreciate the fact that we are in the season of festivity. So, all agencies are committed to providing security for Nigeria and the maintenance of law and order.

“They have been ordered to improve their activities, intensify surveillance and minimise, if not eliminate, any threat to law and order anywhere in Nigeria.”

The minister famous that the police have been the lead company on inside safety including that upkeep of regulation and order ought to begin with them earlier than extending to different safety companies.

Aregbesola added that particular orders had been given to all safety companies assuring Nigerians to anticipate an improved response to all these difficult the sovereignty of Nigeria in no matter kind.

“The council today took a firm decision on what to be done and I can assure Nigerians that with the charge from the President and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces today, there will be an improved response to all forms of criminality in any part of Nigeria,

“The armed forces of Nigeria and other security agencies, intelligence organisations must not rest on their oars, as we are making progress in our effort to eliminate insurgency, banditry, kidnapping for ransom, and all the other criminalities because Nigerians deserve to live in peace,” he affirmed

“The President received briefs from Service Chiefs and from the security agencies and intelligence organisations on the state of security nationwide.

“While appreciating the successes and gains made by all the security agencies from the armed forces of Nigeria to the police and other intelligence organisations, as well as other security agencies, he believes that more must still and should still be done.

“But he commended all of them for the progress we are recording on all fronts. The President was particularly happy with the fact that a free and fair election was made possible by the INEC and our security agencies.”

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Buhari Commends Police, Military Chiefs Over ‘Successes’ Despite Rising Kidnappings, Killings Nationwide

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