Security: I won’t let the nation down, Buhari assures Northern Governors


Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured members of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) that he would not let the nation down on security in the country.


A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the governors led by the outgoing Chairman of the forum, Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno met with the President at the State House, Abuja.

Buhari said: ”The security of the country is on my mind 24 hours of the day.

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”I get daily and weekly situation reports. I have listened to your brief. I will look into your recommendations. I am acutely aware of the situation, but I have learnt more today.”

The President bemoaned the ravaging effect of unchecked corruption in the past on the country’s Armed Forces, saying ”the terrible effects of mismanagement were prevalent, and these are the consequences.

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