Browsing: Babagana Monguno

The subject matter in a recent chat he had with BBC Hausa Service was quoted to have lamented the inability of Nigerian troops to contain insurgency due largely to inadequate arms and ammunition and other requisite military hardware. The BBC report had alluded that Monguno referenced misappropriated funds by former Service Chiefs.

Some critical questions emanate from Shehu’s waffle and the NSA Office’s peremptory denial. What is obvious is that they are both trying to be clever by half. The variance between what Monguno’s office claimed he said and what was attributed to him in the media are too diametrically opposed that no one needed to be told that someone had attempted to play pranks in this episode

This was even as the Minister of Communication and Digital Technology, Isa Pantani, has said the country would soon produce a national policy on the 5G Network deployment in Nigeria based on an extensive research conducted by the Federal Government in partnership with stakeholders and global bodies.

A statement from the Office of the National Security Adviser on Saturday stated that the meeting, which was attended by the Service Chiefs and Heads of Law Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Agencies, discussed the threats of kidnapping, terrorism, banditry, armed robbery and the resultant consequences of these threats on lives and property.

In a directive to the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), the President ordered that there must be a clear pathway to ending the resurgent banditry that has continued to cost lives and the displacement of thousands of families from their towns and villages.