Security in any nation is one of the major aspects for rapid socio-economic development.
It is therefore an essential component for political and socioeconomic growth in developed and developing nations of the world.
Nigeria like other countries in the global commuity has had its share of security challenges like terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, pipeline vandalism among others which it has been grappling with.
These issues have in one way or the other affected the growth and development of the country
In the year under review due to the growing security threat, the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration initiated some measures to address the challenges
This includes the review of the security architecture, provision of funds and equipment as well as inter-agency collaboration, seminars and trainings to build the capacity of security personnel on emerging trends.
One of the major stakeholders in grassroots security and Esu of Bwari in the FCT, Chief Ibrahim Yero called for provision of more equipment and man power to strengthen the nation’s security.
On his part, a security expert Dr Victor Oshadare who attributed the security challenges to unemployment, stressed the need for enhanced collaborations from all stakeholders to address the menace
Also, the Director Genera,l Centre for Credible Leadership and Citizens Awareness, Dr Gabriel Nwambu urged government to redesign its policies to enhance the nation’s security.