President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s New Security Directive Promotes Unified Action

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s New Security Directive Promotes Unified Action

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has issued a stern warning to the service chiefs and security agency heads, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and a unified approach in addressing various security challenges. During a meeting at the State House in Abuja, Tinubu called for joint efforts to combat terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery, and piracy.

President Bola Ahmed

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu also stressed the need for regular consultations and prompt actions based on security reports. Furthermore, he expressed his commitment to reforming the security architecture and vowed to tackle the issue of oil theft decisively. The security chiefs, led by Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor, received new instructions from President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, inspiring them to carry out their duties with renewed dedication.

President Bola Tinubu

The meeting, which lasted over two hours, focused on the prevailing issues confronting the nation’s security. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu expressed his appreciation for the armed forces, intelligence agencies, and paramilitary agencies for their dedication and sacrifices in defending the country against terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery, piracy, and other threats. He acknowledged the need for reforms in the security architecture, particularly in the maritime domain, and emphasized his determination to reverse the misfortunes and elevate Nigeria to greater heights.

Tinubu urged the security agencies to develop a blueprint promptly, emphasizing the urgency of the situation. He emphasized the importance of supporting the operational elements and providing them with the necessary resources, while the intelligence agencies were tasked with providing actionable intelligence to facilitate effective operations.

Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor expressed confidence in the new directives, assuring that the security chiefs were motivated to align their interventions with the expectations and mandate given by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The security chiefs, including the Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff, Inspector-General of Police, Director-General of the Department of State Service, and Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, left the meeting determined to carry out their assigned tasks diligently.


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