President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the new trend of security challenges in the country, despite efforts by his administration to secure the people and their properties.
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He stated this in his speech as the special guest of honour at the graduation ceremony of the National Defence College Course 27 which held in Abuja.
In a statement signed by the president’s media adviser, Femi Adesina,buhari said In spite of the commendable progress, the Nigerian state is still beset with some existential and fundamental challenges.
The President was quoted as saying that The Boko Haram, having lost their insurgency campaign, now factionalised and mutated into a new form of terrorist threat. Armed banditry and vandalism, kidnapping, pastoralist-farmers conflicts, cultism, and political violence have become new threats.
said Other issues such as the proliferation of small arms and light weapons,
drug trafficking, drug and substance abuse, and communal conflict, all add up
to the security mix.