President bola ahmed tinubu wasted no time in having meetings with security chiefs after his inauguration where he directed the service chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies to
Redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down the nation.
Moreso, the president appointed nuhu ribadu as he’s special adviser, security.
In his inauguration speech, the president had said,
‘security shall be the top priority of our administration because neither prosperity nor justice can prevail amidst insecurity and violence.
To effectively tackle this menace, we shall reform both our security doctrine and its architecture.
We shall invest more in our security personnel, and this means more than an increase in number. We shall provide, better training, equipment, pay and firepower.’
Meanwhile, prominent niger delta leader, asari dokubo, has accused the nigerian military of being behind 99 percent of oil theft in the country.
Dokubo made the accusation after a private meeting with president bola tinubu in his office on friday.
He stated that the president has promised to investigate allegations of huge oil bunkering by notorious naval commanders that are kingpins, and promised to take decisive action to halt the shameful act.