Federal Government tasks security agencies on intelligence research to overcome insecurity
Written by Idongesit Atakpa on October 13, 2023
Federal government has tasked security agencies to explore intelligence research in the bid to address the
– current security challenges affecting the country, which it described as ideological warfare than a physical war waged on the nation.
Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made this assertion yesterday in Abuja during the public presentation and official launch of twelve books authored and co-authored by the Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi and, Academy President, International Academy for Gender and PeaceProfessor Tyoor Terhemba.
Tunji-Ojo admitted that Nigeria is faced with enormous challenges at the moment but assured Nigerians that there
– is now light at the end of the tunnel with the coming of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his renewed hope agenda.
He noted that the role of research in the enhancement of interpal security could not be over-emphasised, stressing that security is a science and the ability to forecast certain incidents would determine the level of one’s success in eliminating threats,’
According to him, the internal security challenges Nigeria is faced with today is more of ideological warfare and require a higher ideology to defeat the enemies than to boast of the guns available to the security agencies.