The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari administration is not overwhelmed by the security challenges of Nigeria.
Recall that on Saturday, former President Olusegun Obasanjo had said Nigerians are no longer safe anywhere in the country and that the Buhari-led administration is overwhelmed by insecurity.
Speaking yesterday on a television programme, while condoling with the families of the victims of the recent Abuja-Kaduna train attack by bandits. Mohammed said the military and other security personnel are doing their best and have recorded successes in the fight against terrorism.
The minister said the military needed Nigerians’ support to confront insecurity in the country.
According to the minister, the Buhari regime was fast-tracking the installation of some security gadgets on railway tracks to ensure adequate surveillance.
“The Federal Government is working toward ensuring that such an incident does not reoccur.
“One of the things that the government wants to do is to fast-track the installation of a surveillance and monitoring system, not just on the Abuja-Kaduna rail track, but also on the Lagos-Ibadan and Warri-Itakpe rail tracks to ensure that at any given time we will be able to monitor from the control room”, he stated.
Mohammed further said the military and other security personnel were doing their best in stemming insecurity and have recorded successes in their fight against terrorism.
“The Federal Government has also given the military the enabling environment to continue in the fight against terrorism and banditry”, he said.