With new firearms and strategies for the military, nation’s president, Muhammadu Buhari reiterated his commitment to restoring peace in the North-East and the country at large.
The president made this known during a meeting with the five North-East State Governors, attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Chief of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and leaders of intelligence agencies.
“We need patience with acquisition of equipment. You need to train the trainers for their usage ahead of their deployment to the field.
“I have listened to your presentation. I assure you, the Northeast Governors, especially that of Borno, that we go to bed and wake up thinking about you, how to secure our country, that is the responsibility of every government.
“Our party campaigned in 2015 on three major objectives, among which is Security. We said the same thing in 2019 and Nigerians believed us.“We are doing our best and we will continue to do even better.
“Our government is doing its best on the question of equipment and the military know.
“We have equipment coming from some countries. The acquisition of military wares and spares is not easy, especially if you are not the manufacturer.”Photo Credit: Instagram