06 August 2020 by IFEANYI OSITA
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Armed Forces and other security agencies to evolve a comprehensive security measure towards addressing the security challenges in the country.
President Buhari made the call in a message to the Graduation of Course 28 of the National Defence College Nigeria in Abuja.
President Buhari represented by the Minister of Defence retired Major General Bashir Magashi explained that since the inception of the present administration measures had been put in place to address corruption, insecurity and other challenges in the nation’s economy.
President Buhari while commending the National Defence College for sustaining the tradition of strategic grooming of selected senior military, police officers as well as senior officers from key Ministries, Departments and Agencies pledged government’s continuous support to the college and other research institutions in finding lasting solutions to the challenges confronting the country.
He also emphasized the need for measures driven by long established principles of synergy through interagency cooperation, Defence transformation and reorganisation.
In an address, the Commandant National Defence College Nigeria, Real Admiral Mackson Kadiri who maintained that the college would continue to uphold its ideals said participants of Course 28 were duly trained and prepared for national security and defence.
One hundred and seven fellows drawn from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Airforce, Ministries Departments and Agencies as well as Allied fellows graduated from Course 28.
Some outstanding participants were awarded for their performance.