Tinubu Orders Armed Forces to Embark on Recruitment, Rearmament – THISDAYLIVE


Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja

President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Armed Forces to embark on aggressive recruitment and rearmament in order to contain armed hostilities across the country.
Worried by the insecurity in the country, Tinubu had constantly demanded to know when the insecurity will come to an end and received assurances from defence ministers and service chiefs that the end was in sight.
Speaking at a ministerial media briefing in Abuja ahead of the one year anniversary of the Tinubu-led government, Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru, said the president ordered the armed forces to embark on massive recruitment exercise to ensure that more personnel were on ground to deal with insecurity.
He said the president also ordered the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) to embark on more manufacture of arms and ammunition for effective containment of security challenges.
He said government was committed to the deployment of technology to contain armed…

Source: Thisday Newspaper