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Defence minister admits failure of Buhari’s govt to tackle insecurity



Defence minister admits failure of Buhari's govt to tackle insecurity

The Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), on Saturday said he admitted blames on the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari in the area of insecurity afflicting the country.

Gen. Magashi, who was speaking while being honored in a reception organised by the Kano Concern Citizens Initiative KCCI, Saturday, said, “President Buhari should rest and allow us now to take full responsibility of what happens in his government.”

He added that “Nigerians should have full confidence in us and the government because we will be fair to all when its comes to the protection of human souls and their properties.”

He also noted that the issue of defence was a crusial assignment that needs the participation of everybody to achieve.

He assured that President Muhammadu Buhari has truly gotten trustworthy hands that would help his government to succeed and they would not rest until they achieve the next level.

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On his part, the Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, who was also honored, noted that President Buhari has challenged him on food security and he will not rest on his oars till he achieved that goal.

Nanono maintained that agriculture is one area that will spare the country out of its present predicament of terrible Security situation.

He said in Kano there are about 20 irrigation farming dams, which have not been utilized fully since late Governor Audu Bako departed.

“Let me assure that at the end of our government, Nigeria would be great when its comes to true food security.”

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