Military vows to end insurgency in Nigeria

Martha Obi, Abuja


The Armed Forces of Nigeria in collaboration with other security agencies have re-enforced their commitment in ensuring peace and security in the country.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche who stated this during a news briefing in Abuja said “the plans to re-strategize operational activities of the Armed Forces in conjunction with other security agencies would restore peace in Nigeria”.  

To change the tide of various operations of the Armed Forces across the country, the Chief of Defence Staff. General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin held a meeting with Service Chiefs, the Inspector General of Police and Heads of other Security and Intelligence agencies.

According to him, the meeting was one of the series of meetings to re-strategize and enhance existing synergy among all security agencies to address the lingering security challenges facing the nation.

“The meeting focused on developing and mapping out new strategies to address the untoward security situation particularly in the North West, North East and North Central parts of the country”, he said.

The Chief of Army Staff CoAS equally held a meeting with Principal Staff Officers, General Officers Commanding and other Field Commanders in this regard.

The CoAS charged all to ensure that the tide of the operations changes.

“The military in conjunction with other security agencies assured the populace of their determination to stamp out all forms of criminality across the country”, Enenche added.

Enenche noted that troops deployed for various operations across the nation will remain committed and resolute in achieving the operational mandate which is to decisively curtail the activities of criminals in any part of the country.

The Military High Command however has empathized with all those who have been affected by the activities of terrorists, armed bandits and other criminals in one way or another.

Major General John Enenche also called on the public not to relent, but to continue to provide the military and other security agencies with timely and accurate information on the activities of terrorists, bandits and other criminals to aid their operations.


Nneka Ukachukwu




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