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Find tactics to solve security challenges in North-West, North Central, Buhari orders security chiefs

Find tactics to solve security challenges in North-West, North Central, Buhari orders security chiefs

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Find tactics to solve security challenges in North-West, North Central, Buhari orders security chiefs

Story from Matthew ELOYI

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to find tactics to solve the security challenges in the country, particularly in the North-West and North Central.

The President issued the directive on Tuesday, during a three-hour security meeting with Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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He emphasized the need to deal with the bandits, who according to the security chiefs, are becoming a nuisance, killing and making reckless pronouncements to solicit attention.

The Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi, told newsmen after the meeting that the government reviewed the situation in the country and concluded that it can resolve the security challenges, especially in Zamfara State and the North Central, which was of huge concern at the meeting, but with the cooperation of Nigerians.

According to Magashi, a batch of six A-29 Super Tucano Jets will arrive in the country next week while the jets in the first batch already delivered are being tested.

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The security meeting was chaired by the President with the service chiefs physically in attendance.

The Service Chiefs were led by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor and the Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi (rtd).

Find tactics to solve security challenges in North-West, North Central, Buhari orders security chiefs

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