Tinubu spits fire, asks security agents to redouble efforts against banditry, insurgency
…Assures all threats will be tackled as fast as possible
President Bola Tinubu has snippets of the overhaul the administration intends to undertake in order to frontally confront Nigeria’s growing insecurity.
He dropped the hint during the closing ceremony of the 2023 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) and 160th Anniversary of Nigerian Army, in Ibadan.
Represented by Vice President Kashim Shettima, he restated government’s resolve to address all of Nigeria’s threats within the shortest possible time.
“I assure the Nigerian Army and the entire Armed Forces of my commitment to their welfare, and I will address the issue of equipment, insufficient funding and other factors constraining their efficient operation,” Tinubu stressed.
Tinubu disclosed that his administration has put in place a mechanism that would comprehensively address all the challenges facing the Armed Forces for them to effectively carry out their operations.
“I commend you for your joint efforts in tackling Boko Haram and I urge you to replicate same in tackling banditry and other criminals trying to destabilise the country,” he stressed.