President Bola Ahmed Tinubu directed the security chiefs to ensure a conclusive victory over the various security threats confronting the nation. This directive was issued during a Presidential Security Briefing held at the State House, Abuja, on Friday,Daily Trust reports.
While acknowledging progress in eliminating security threats across different areas, President Tinubu emphasized the need for a definitive resolution to the complex challenges. He highlighted the importance of achieving a $1 trillion economy in the coming years, stating that failure to decisively address the security issues could undermine this economic target.
Expressing concern over recent incidents in Kaduna State, the president praised the improved coordination among security agencies but cautioned against repeating avoidable errors. He urged the security agencies to sustain their efforts, emphasizing that failure is not an option under his leadership.
President Tinubu outlined the broader goals for the armed forces, including the aim to achieve a sustainable production of two million barrels of crude oil per day by the first quarter of 2024. He warned against any compromise on national security and vowed to aggressively uproot malign actors.
The president also commended the dedication and commitment of certain officers, leading to their promotion. The officers, including the Commander of the Presidential Air fleet, the Commander of the Brigade of Guards, and the Chief Personal Security Officer, were decorated with their new ranks during the event.
President Tinubu expressed his satisfaction with the loyalty and dedication of the promoted officers and affirmed their crucial role in national service. The officers, in turn, expressed gratitude for the promotions and pledged continued loyalty and commitment to their duties. The event was attended by top government officials, security chiefs, and presidential aides.