Insecurity: CDS harps on need for increased collaboration with NIA

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, says increased collaboration with the National Intelligence Agency(NIA) is necessary  in tackling insecurity in Nigeria.

This is contained in a statement by Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, Director, Defence Information, in Abuja.

The CDS according to the statement, made the call when he paid a courtesy visit to the NIA headquarters in Abuja.

Musa reiterated the readiness of the military to collaborate with security agencies, particularly NIA, for the greater good of the nation.

He said unity and teamwork was necessary in the fight against insecurity.

The CDS further said it was important to address security challenges with determination, fairness, good governance, among others, to “safeguarding national security.”

He commended the Director- General of NIA, Amb. Ahmed Abubakar, for his exemplary leadership and commitment to national service.

He expressed appreciation for the agency’s support to the Armed Forces of Nigeria and called for adoption of cutting-edge technology to combat criminal activities effectively.

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The NIA Director-General, Amb.Ahmed Abubakar, stressed the need for teamwork and cooperation among security agencies in advancing the nation’s interests.

He urged security agencies not to relent in their commitment to duty in spite of the challenges confronting them.

The director-general commended the CDS for his dedication to duty, stressing the need for mutually beneficial relationship between the NIA and the military, particularly in staff training.




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