Retired Major General Abba Dikko, National Coordinator of the Centre, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Kaduna.
National Coordinator of NCCSALW, Retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, made the call during a courtesy call on the Commandant-General of NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, at the NSCDC headquarters in Abuja Wednesday.
Insecurity in Nigeria poses threat to life and property, hampers business activity, and discourages local and foreign investors, thereby leading to a deficit in the country’s social and economic growth and development. The country has been experiencing a rise in the level of insecurity since gaining political independence in 1960. Recently, rising insecurity has assumed a dangerous dimension which is threatening the country’s corporate existence. This is occasioned by booming banditry and kidnapping industries in the North-west and North central regions.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; the Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao; and the IGP, Alkali Usman expressed their resolve to support the centre expand and deliver on its mandate.