The president federal university of Nigeria speaking when he hosted traditional rulers from the South West that his administration was doing everything possible to tackle security challenges in the country.
The president said they will work with the state government to beef up the equipping of the police force with advanced technology and equipment that can facilitate the work of the security agencies.
The president disclosed that he would be issuing directives to the appropriate federal authorities to speedily approve licensing for State Governments requesting the use of drones to monitor forests and other criminal hideouts,
“We also intend to install CCTVs on highways and other strategic locations so that activities in some of those hidden places can be exposed, more effectively monitored and open to actionable review,” he said.
According to the president, the federal government will continue to do everything necessary to protect the lives of all Nigerians and ensure that every Nigerian in every state is safe and that all citizens can live in peace and harmony, regardless of ethnicity, religion or region.
“This is not only a message of hope but a call to action to all of us as we seek ways to secure our country.
“On our part, as the Federal Government, we are ready to deal decisively with anyone that is fomenting this spate of criminal activities by every means necessary