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NAWOJ urge new service chiefs to re-strategies on contending security challenges

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NAWOJ urge new service chiefs to re-strategies on contending security challenges

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has urged the Newly appointed service chiefs to re-strategies on how to content the security challenges in the country.

The National President of the Association Mrs Ladi Bala,made the called in a statement made available to Journalists on Wednesday in Bauchi

She called on the newly appointed service chiefs to come up with new strategies in contending the rising security challenges that tend to be overshadowing other germane issues of state.

“It is sad and unhealthy to note that at the center of all the security crisis bedeviling Nigeria, women are the worse hit,

“A situation that requires urgent attention that needs to be addressed saying that no nation can develop when the destiny of more than half of its population made up of women and children is under severe threat.

She also calls on the new service chiefs to bear in mind the expectations of Nigerians, thus must live above board in the discharge of their new assigned responsibilities.

“They need not be reminded that their appointments came on a heel of unacceptable spike in criminal activities particularly insurgency, banditry and kidnappings across the country.

Bala noted that the association looks forward in the coming weeks, a drastic reduction to the barest minimum the general insecurity in the country through innovative and deployment of required actions to guarantee the safety of Nigerians and Nigeria.

She commends the contribution of the immediate past chiefs who put in their best to keep the country from collapse and wishes them a peaceful retirement life after years of meritorious service to the country.

The Association equally appeals to Nigerians to cooperate and give necessary support to the new service chiefs and other security agencies in the effort geared towards winning the war against insecurity in the country.

The NAWOJ President commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a new set of service chiefs to fight against insecurity and other criminal activities threatening the survival of the country.

She hoped that the development is a move towards the total overhauling of the nation’s security architecture with a view to safeguarding the lives of Nigerians.

Bala further said that more than just replacement of the service chiefs, there is the dire need for the federal government to provide the necessary logistics, weaponry, needed equipment as well as enhance and boost the morale of personnel

“In the renewed effort towards the fight against insurgency, armed banditry, kidnappings and other related criminal activities confronting the country,” Mrs Bala Stressed.

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