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Banditry:Group commends Tinubu, Ribadu, service chiefs says Security Has Improved

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Banditry:Group commends Tinubu, Ribadu, service chiefs says Security Has Improved

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Survey carried out recently has showed that the security situation has tremendously improved in northern Nigeria compared to what used to be obtained in the past, says Coalition for Peace and National Unity.

According to the coalition, from the researched conducted across the 19 Northerns , it discovered in states like Kaduna; Sokoto , Zamfara, Katsina even though the nefarious activities and attacks by bandits have continued, it’s gradually abatting,with most roads safer.

It added , ” Can we imagine that on Kaduna-Abuja road, only one incident of bandits attack was recorded in seven months of the coming of this administration.”

The Coalition for Peace and National Unity which stated this in a statement made available to Kaduna journalists today, said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,the National Security Adviser,Mal Nuhu Ribadu and the service chiefs deserve commendation .

While noting that in states like Kaduna , Kebbi and Sokoto farmers have returned to their farms, It also said the incidents on attacks on schools have been drastically checkmated .

According to the statement signed by the Secretary General of the group,Dr. Abdullahi Musa Ringim the information gathered within Maiduguri;Yobe and Bauchi states , the problem of insurgency is equally abatting .

It however, expressed gladness that the survey conducted around the flash points and some northern states revealed that security situation has improved by 75 percent, with security agencies working tirelessly to ensure the challenges are nipped in the bud.

The further stated, ” In our considered opinion ,we deemed it necessary to encourage the federal government ,thus our decision to commend the efforts of the the security agencies , National Security Adviser ,Mal.Nuhu Ribadu, especially President Tinubu for the unrelenting efforts to restore sanity in the security architecture.

While making reference to those raising security issues now, who according to group kept quiet during the Buhari ‘s tenure when over a hundred persons were killed; school students kidnapped almost every week and several security breaches , it said criticism is good for growth of democracy, but it should be constructive.

“They forgot that in the past Nigerians, especially our Northern can’t sleep with their two eyes closed.

“There is no doubt that as a country ,we have witnessed unprecedented security challenges such as Boko Haram Terrorists attacks, militancy, armed robbery, banditry, kidnapping for ransom, Fulani-Herders farmers clashes, cultism among other social vices, but now that federal government t working hard to ensure that Nigerians have peace of mind in their homes, we should support it to conquer the problems.

“Even President Tinubu recently confirmed that security situation in the country did improve since May 2023 after he was sworn as president, though he acknowledged that his administration has not solved all security challenges in the country.

“We are therefore urging Nigerians to be patient as the government in power has demonstrated a high sense of commitment to tackling the prolonged security challenges facing the country . “