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. 


Mohammad Abdulkadri, 

Special Assistant Media and Publicity to the Minister of Defence

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