Sequel to continuous rise of insecurity in the Country.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has reassured Nigerians giving a two-month timeline for the country to achieve a more secure and peaceful environment.
Thenation reported that, the information was given on Monday while speaking to State House Correspondents after a brief meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Analyzing the area and focus in regards to restoration of peace, the senate president addressed that the government is doing everything possible to ensure peace and tranquility in all parts of the country.
The National Assembly would also help to improve the efficiency of the armed forces by providing the required ammunition.
I’ve come to meet with Mr. President, to discuss the issue of security of our nation, and in fact, there is nothing more important today or more topical, than the security of Nigeria.
We had a very extensive discussion on the security of all parts of Nigeria and how we should go about improving the situation, we all have roles to play. Nobody would like to see the kind of things that we experience in various parts of the country in the form of insecurity.
As political leaders, we have responsibilities to our people and we cannot shy away from that, we have to get our people secured, we have to secure the environment for them to earn their means of livelihood, we’ll like to see our farmers go back to farms before the rainy season starts.
This means we have to secure the rural parts of Nigeria as well as the urban centres because we need businesses to flourish.
So I believe that between now and probably the next two months, there will be a lot of activities to ensure that we recover and secure the environments for our people to lead a very normal life.
We also believe that the government is headed in the right direction. You’ll recall that the National Economic Council approved of taking some funds from the Excess Crude Accounts with a view to giving more resources to our Armed Forces.
This is a commendable effort and we are ready to help with appropriation to ensure that we acquire those security weapons for the armed forces of this country to end this insecurity in the northeast, in the northwest, in the southeast/South-south and southwest as well.
We believe that this is also going to help empower and build the capacity of other security agencies like the police because the police need to be there.
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