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Emir of Daura: Insecurity Now Worse than Civil War

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The Emir of Daura, Katsina State, Umar Farouk Umar, has said that the multifaceted insecurity facing the nation, is now worse than the civil war.

Umar, who is the emir of President Muhammadu Buhari’s community, solicited for prayers, advice and goodwill of all Nigerians, especially elders, traditional and religious leaders in the country, to overcome banditry and other security challenges.

Speaking when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, on operational visit to Army formations in Katsina State, visited him, the emir called for using the same approach used in tackling the civil war to tackle the raging insecurity in Nigeria.

Lt. Gen Buratai was at FOB Daura and the 171 Battalion Daura, where he was briefed on the operational state of the Army formations to checkmate banditry and associated insecurity in their area of responsibility.

Buratai assured the emir, the emirate council and the people of Nigeria of the renewed vigour and determination of the Nigerian Army to tackle the security challenges in the North-West and the country as a whole.

He said his visit is in response to concerns occasioned by recent bandit activities in different parts of the region and Katsina State in particular.

“Already, the Nigerian Army has commenced reorganization of its operations across Nigeria and that senior officers of the service are in the state to fully implement the clear directive of President Buhari to effectively checkmate the security challenges in the country,” he said.

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/06/emir-of-daura-insecurity-now-worse-than-civil-war/





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