President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigerian Government will do everything within the ambit of the law to protect citizens from the onslaught of criminals, which include insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and politically motivated killings.
Speaking on Saturday in Kaduna at Passing Out Parade for Cadets of 68 Regular Course (Army, Navy and Airforce), the President assured that more equipment had been received from some friendly nations to improve security operations.
He said the government remains focused on its priority of improving security, bolstering the economy and fighting corruption.
“As you are all aware, our beloved nation Nigeria is facing many security challenges at this period. We continue to face security threats and violent crimes such as insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and politically motivated killings which threaten our national integration.
“I assure you that this administration will continue to do everything within the ambit of the law to eliminate all forms of violent crimes that are creating fear and anxiety among the citizenry.
“It is pertinent to state in this regard that, we have received new equipment in our fight against any form of insecurity from our friendly countries.
“These assets will be deployed to accelerate the fight against insecurity in all parts of the country,’’ the President said.