By Beauty John, LAFIA
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has called for more realistic, transparent and honest approach in tackling Nigeria’s security and many developmental challenges.
Sule made this assertion while delivering a lecture at the National Institute of Security Studies (NISS) in Abuja.
The governor, while addressing participants of the executive intelligence management course 13 and faculty members of NISS, on the theme ‘Promoting National Security and Sustainable Development: The Nasarawa State Experience’, recounts how Nasarawa state leveraged on active collaboration with the federal government and security agencies in curbing insecurity.
Emphasizing the need for peace, governor Sule spoke extensively on the farmers/herders crises, banditry and the effort his administration is making in tackling insecurity in Nasarawa state.
He disclosed that policies are being put in place to make the state conducive for investors, while also commenting on reforms in the solid mineral sectors and other contemporary challenges.
He lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies for their contributions to the state in its fight against criminal activities.
The interactive session had participants drawn from 18 agencies in Nigeria ranging from senior officers from the military, intelligence, security, paramilitary, law enforcement and regulatory agencies, as well as participants from Ghana and Gambia