Despite evidence that many Nigerians are being killed and kidnapped by gunmen across the nation on a regular basis, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has insisted that security agencies have successfully tackled the security situation.
Mr Buratai said security officials have recorded ‘great success’ in the fight against insecurity.
He described the cries of insecurity across Nigeria as a ‘political game.’
Mr Buratai said these at 1 Division super camp in Kuyello, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday.
His speech was reported by the News Agency of Nigeria.
”Apart from some isolated remote areas as a result of some other factors, the attacks have drastically reduced.
”That means we are winning and it is a great success which people should be assured.
”All these cries of insecurity which some groups and individuals are taking it as a political game I think they should have a rethink because it is no longer the case,” he said.
The lieutenant-general emphasized that he believes the security situation across the country has improved.
”Insecurity has been tamed right now in the northeast and in the northwest; and even in other areas, we are doing so well. Continue HERE.