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|FG To Tackle Herdsmen Over Security Threat —dambazua by Barselonia(m): 7:53am On Feb 22, 2016|
ASABA—Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman
Dambazau (retd), weekend, said that the Federal
Government would continue to tackle the security threat
posed by Fulani herdsmen in the country.
Dambazua, in Asaba, Delta State, while fielding questions
from newsmen, noted with regret that most parts of the
country were experiencing one form of security challenge
He said that the ministry was doing everything possible
to tackle the challenges by way of capacity building and
equipment of the security agencies, adding that the
ministry was the hub of public safety in Nigeria.
The minister said that Federal Government was
concerned about the security of the lives of all Nigerians,
adding that the security challenge posed by Fulani
herdsmen was a national issue.
Speaking earlier during a courtesy call on Governor
Ifeanyi Okowa, Dambazua thanked the state government
for providing a building to accommodate a second
Passport Office in Warri, adding that the Warri office
would facilitate the issuance of passports to deserving
people of the state.
Receiving the minister at the state Government House,
Asaba, Governor Okowa stressed the need for public
spirited individuals and corporate bodies to partner
government in the reformation of prison inmates in the
Okowa decried the present state of the nation’s prisons
and its effects on the reformation process for the inmates
and called on corporate organisations and individuals to
support the Prison Service in easing the hardship being
faced by inmates and the reformation process.
He said: “Our prisons are overflowing with inmates, this
is not limited to the state but nation-wide. The reform
process of the prisons is difficult to manage with the kind
of population in the prisons. I urge public spirited
individuals to partner government to see what we can
provide to ease the hardship so that the reformation
process can be carried out.”
Okowa said that his administration would provide a few
vehicles to the prisons to help them improve on their
While acknowledging the efforts of the Immigration
Service in the reduction of illegal immigrants in the state,
he appealed to the minister to look into the expatriate’s
quota of some of the oil companies operating in the state
so as to provide jobs for Nigerians.
|Re: FG To Tackle Herdsmen Over Security Threat —dambazua by amunkita(m): 8:05am On Feb 22, 2016|
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|Re: FG To Tackle Herdsmen Over Security Threat —dambazua by okosodo: 8:14am On Feb 22, 2016|
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