Insecurity: Buhari Meets Governors, Says More Equipment Are Being Procured
Written by darling on December 9, 2020
The Nigerian government is procuring more equipment in its bid to overcome the security challenges in various parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
President Buhari disclosed this to members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) at a security meeting held on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
His special adviser on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave an update on what was discussed at the meeting during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today.
“The promise the President made was that in terms of equipping, more equipment were being procured – some had come and there was the need to train our forces to use them and more will come,” he said.
President Buhari also appealed to the governors to work with the traditional and local authorities in their various territories to tackle the security challenges across the country.
He stressed the need for a smooth relationship between the state authorities and the grassroots leaders to boost intelligence gathering.