President Muhammadu Buhari promised Nigerians on Thursday that bandits, criminals and kidnappers will proceed to be dealt with by security brokers.
“The Authorities shall proceed to care for insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and totally different criminals who characterize a menace to innocent residents all through the nation.
“Criminals are criminals and should be dealt with accordingly, with out resorting to ethnic profiling. I’ve already tasked the model new Service Chiefs to plot new strategies that may end this ugly situation the place the lives of our people proceed to be threatened by hoodlums and criminals.”
The President spoke at a joint security meeting of Northern State Governors’ Dialogue board, Northern Standard Rulers Council and a Federal Authorities delegation in Kaduna.
Represented by his Chief of Workers Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the President added: “I’ve to admire the efforts of the 19
Northern States Governors’ Dialogue board for his or her contribution in course of Nationwide Progress and enchancment, notably on this tough interval in our nation’s being the place certain primary firm existence needs to be frankly deliberated upon and actionable resolutions reached.
“This meeting is coming at a time when the nation is making common progress in addressing the quite a few challenges impeding enchancment and progress. We’re providing necessary infrastructure akin to roads, railways, airports amongst others which can be necessary to monetary prosperity of our people along with opening up monetary alternate options for our residents to pursue skilled aspirations that develop the financial system.
He urged the leaders to “concentrate on and devise strategies of developing stronger collaboration with the security construction and the parents in defeating criminality all through the world and the nation at huge.
“It is pertinent to note that the elevated realization of our security, democracy and enchancment indices are inextricably linked are inextricably linked. Democracy and rule of laws promote stability and in flip reinforce the ability to say freedom and monetary progress of our people.
“Authorities moreover notes with satisfaction the deliberate actions of the 19 Northern States Governors’ Dialogue board of inclusivity in addressing the challenges of governance and nationwide enchancment. That’s emonstrated in at current’s event, whereby the Dialogue board intends to acquire and deliberate on the tales from Committees which were put in place to critically take a look at certain challenges of the world.
“I urge that these important and durable tales should be assiduously studied and utilized instantly. It is as a result of we aren’t wanting insurance coverage insurance policies, nevertheless usually confronted with challenges of implementation. You will be leaving a landmark in guaranteeing that the report tales mustn’t left to rot on the cupboards nevertheless used for the good of all.”
The President moreover challenged the Northern political and traditional leaders on explicit challenges of the world bothering on inhabitants improvement, agriculture value chain enchancment and revival of industries and totally different monetary alternate options for job creation.
Buhari talked about he has already tasked the model new Service Chiefs to plot new strategies that may end the ugly security situation the place the lives of Nigerians proceed to be threatened by hoodlums and criminals.
In attendance have been Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Aminu Bello Masari (Katsina), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto) and Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) state. Others have been represented by their deputies.
Standard rulers in attendance embody: the Sultan, Shehu of Borno Umar Ibn El-Kenemi, Emir of Kano Abdullahi Ado Bayero, Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, Etsu Nupe Alhaji Yahaya, Emir of Zazzau Ahmed Nuhu Bamali amongst others.
The Federal Authorities’s delegation included Prof. Gambari, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Deputy Speaker Dwelling of Representatives, Ahmed Wase, who represented the Senate President and Inspector-Frequent of Police, Mohammed Adamu.