President Muhammadu Buhari says government will not relent until it puts an end to the insecurity troubling the country.
National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, stated this via a statement after a security council meeting convened by the president
He quoted the president to have said he is confident that the security agencies will restore the country’s glory.
Friday’s meeting is the latest of the nation’s heads of security agencies. It comes amidst heightened insecurity across all zones of the country.
Apart from attacks on civilians, security agencies have also been targeted lately with people killed and properties destroyed.
According to the statement, President Buhari stated that Nigeria and its citizens would defeat all forces of evil.
Read the statement by the NSA below:
Concerned about the persisting security challenges in parts of the country, Mr. President summoned a crucial meeting of the National Security Council as it continues to frontally confront the situation in the country.
At today’s meeting the President made it abundantly clear that while the insurgents, bandits and criminals are still at it, he has no doubt that the Nigerian Security agencies and all of us as a nation will certainly overcome all the current security problems and defeat the forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country.
While the criminals continue to test the will of the Nigerian government, the President and the Council which adjourned today’s critical meeting until Tuesday morning to receive further briefings from the Security Chiefs, are set and determined to decisively end the assault on the nation and will do all that it takes.
Mr. President is very prepared to take profound measures in the wider interest of the people and the Nigerian nation. There shall be no relenting until peace and security is significantly restored in our communities.