By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the Defence Minister, Major General Bashir Magashi (retired), President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to supporting the Nigerian military checkmate the country’s security woes.
Magashi said this on Friday in Abuja during the decoration ceremony of newly promoted officers of the Air Force.
“I must at this point restate that the Federal Government under the able leadership of His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari has been forth-coming and remains committed to supporting the Nigerian military,” he said.
“The Federal Government is also poised to provide the Services and indeed other security agencies with the required wherewithal in pursuance of their collective mandate of securing our dear nation.
Magashi also tasked them to bring to bear all the knowledge, wisdom, ingenuity and critical thinking capacity that they have garnered over the years to foster a greater Nigeria.
“These are difficult times for our nation and the military. We must therefore continue to evolve new strategies to contain these challenges in order to ensure the safety and security of our citizens.