By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja.
The Chief Of Defence Staff, (CDS) General Abayomi Olonisakin has said that, the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies have reiterated their commitment to stamped out all forms of criminality in the country following the recent presidential orders.
The Coordinator, Media Operations (DMOs) Major General Enenche Disclosed this on Thursday while briefing in Abuja.
He revealed 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 Nation.
According to him, in furtherance of the efforts by the Armed Forces of Nigeria to change the tide of her various operations 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 on Monday 22 June 2020.
The meeting he said was one of the series of meetings to re-strategize and enhanced existing synergy among all security agencies to address the lingering security challenges bedeviling the nation.
The meeting he also said 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.
“In the same vein, the Chief of Army Staff, equally held a meeting with Principal Staff Officers, General Officers Commanding and other Field Commanders in this regard. At meeting, the COAS charged all to ensure that the tide of the operations change”. He noted
The Military High Command, further sympathized with all those who have been affected by the activities of terrorists, armed bandits and other criminals in one way or another.
DHQ equally appreciated Nigerians for their patience and cooperation in giving the military timely and credible information on the activities of criminals in their localities.
“This has greatly assisted us in our operations so far”. He said.
He hereby encouraged the general public not to relent, but to continue providing the military and other security agencies with timely and accurate information on the activities of terrorists, bandits and other criminals to aid our operations.