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General News of Friday, 26 November 2021


Buhari gives security chiefs matching orders to go after insurgents, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an immediate security response to the rising cases of violent banditry around gold mines in Zamfara state.

President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to the security chiefs, saying they must not rest until all Nigerians are at rest.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, stated this on Thursday at the end of the National Security Council (NSC) meeting presided over by President Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

According to him, the President after receiving the briefs from all security chiefs appreciated the successes and gains recorded by all of them.

He said the President ordered the armed forces and other security agencies, intelligence organizations, not to rest on their oars, notwithstanding the progress and efforts being made to eliminate insurgency, banditry, kidnapping for ransom, and all the other criminalities

He said: “He (President Buhari) believes that more must and should still be done. But he commended all of them for the progress we are recording on all fronts.

“The president said that we are not yet where we should be. That Nigerians deserve to live in peace. And that until we achieved that we will not rest.”

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