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Security Challenges: Buhari vows to conquer forces of evil

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to fighting forces of evil marauding about in the country in other to restore peace and order.

National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, stated that the president said this during the security meeting in Abuja on Friday.

He noted that President Buhari summoned the meeting to address the security challenges in the country.

Moonguo also mentioned that the meeting was adjourned to Tuesday next week to conclude on the security challenges.

He said: "Concerned about the persisting security challenges in parts of the country, Mr President summoned a crucial meeting of the National Security Council today as he continues to frontally confront the situation in the country.

"At today’s meeting, the President made it abundantly clear that while the insurgents, bandits and criminals are still at it, he has no doubt that the Nigerian security agencies and all of us as a nation will certainly overcome all the current security problems and defeat the forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country.

"While the criminals continue to test the will of the Nigerian government, the president and the Council which adjourned today’s critical meeting until Tuesday morning to receive further briefings from the Security Chiefs, are set and determined to decisively end the assault on the nation and will do all that it takes.

"Mr President is very prepared to take profound measures in the wider interest of the people and the Nigerian nation.

"There shall be no relenting until peace and security is significantly restored in our communities,” he said.

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