Buhari pledges ‘full Support’ for military, security agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged full support of the Federal Government for the military and other security agencies in tackling all forms of crime across the country.

The President’s pledge followed a meeting with the service chiefs, Minister of Defence, retired Brig. Mansur Dan-Ali and the National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, Tuesday,  at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

“Briefing today from the security chiefs,” the president said on his twitter handle. “The Armed Forces and other security agencies have our full support towards ensuring peace and security.

Also in attendance at the meeting presided over by the president were the Director General of the State Security Services (SSS), Lawal Daura; the acting Director of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Arab Yadam, and the representative of the Inspector-General of Police.

The service chiefs at the meeting include Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Major-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and the Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadique Abubakar
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