Military need to be better equipped to succeed – Gov. Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called for better equipment for the military to succeed in the fight against terrorism, banditry and other crimes in the country.

Governor Akeredolu gave the advice at the commemoration of the 2021 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day celebration, held at St. Benedict Military Catholic Church, Owena Cantonment Nigerian Army, Ondo Road, Akure.

The governor also recommended multi-level policing system to secure the country, noting that the issue of state policing had become more necessary than ever.

Mr Akeredolu however lauded the military’s counter-terrorism efforts aimed at ridding the country and the state of criminal elements particularly the kidnappers.

The governor who requested for synergy among security agencies, also implored Nigerians to pray and empathise with the widows and dependents of the fallen heroes.

In a remark, the Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier General Zakare Abubakar appreciated the commitment of Ondo State government to the 32 Artillery Brigade, soldiers, widows and dependents of the fallen heroes.

Olorunferanmi Odofin

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