Terrorism War: Buhari Directs Service Chiefs To Beef Up Security


    The President, Muhammadu Buhari has directed all the Service Chief to enhance their security operations in tackling insecurity across the country.

    The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin who briefed journalists after the meeting, stated that security matters and threats were discussed, including the IPOB issues.

    He added that the President has been updated on the security situation in the country.

    The meeting lasted for about three hours.

    The President during his live broadcast charged security agencies not to let the successes achieved in the last 18 months be a sign to relax.

    “Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety.

    “We are going to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight not only against elements of Boko Haram which are attempting a new series of attacks on soft targets but kidnappings, farmers versus herdsmen clashes,in addition to ethnic violence fuelled by political mischief makers.

    “We shall tackle them all”. he added.

    This is the first meeting the President is holding a meeting with the Service Chiefs since his return from his medical leave.