Combating Insecurity: PMB Tasks Armed Forces to Implement Comprehensive Security Measures
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Heads of Security and Defence Services to be resolute in promoting National aspirations to end insecurity in the Country.
President Buhari gave the charge in a message to the graduation ceremony of the National Defence College Course 28 held in the College premises, Abuja.
The President who was Special Guest was represented by the Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd).
He stressed the need for the implementation of what he defined as Comprehensive Security Philosophies in tackling and tracking criminalities in the dark spots of insecurity in parts of the Country.
The Commander-in-Chief advocates a return to the long established principles of Jointness and Synergies among the Armed Forces, the Nigeria Police, Intelligence and Security Agencies to win the fight against the adversaries.
While assuming on the resolve of his administration to sustaining the trajectory of defence Reformation, Transformation, Reorganisation, Expansion and modernisation he said the National Defence College as the highest Nigerian Military training Institution will be supported in the discharge of its mandate.
He blamed what he described as complex and amorphous National Security challenges on interconnected World, where the issues of insecurity criss-cross international borders.
The Special Guest who reaffirmed his unshaken faith in the nation and “Nigeria First philosophy tasked Nigerians to harness the National strength in diversities and bridge political divides to emplace political re-engineering based on equality and mutual trust.
The President who clearly stated that his administration has consolidated peace in the Niger Delta Region, recovered vast territories overtaken by terrorists salute the gallantry of the troops, assuring that their sacrifices shall not be in vain.
Highlights of the graduation ceremony for the one hundred and seven participants were presentation of Certificates, Conferment of Fellowship on graduands, recognition of award winners and unveiling of the NDC Strategic Lens 4 by the Defence Minister Maj Gen Magashi (rtd) on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Special Assistant Media and Publicity to the Minister of Defence