President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed Service Chiefs to crush anyone involved in oil theft.
National Security Adviser, NSA, Major Gen. Bafana Monguno (retd), disclosed this in a chat with journalists after Tinubu’s maiden official meeting with Security and intelligence heads at the presidential villa Today.
According to him, the President also directed heads of security agencies to come out with their blueprints.
Part of his statement reads,
The President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces has just concluded a meeting of the general security appraisal committee consisting of the Chief of Staff service chiefs Inspector General of Police, and heads of the intelligence agencies.
“This is the very first meeting he’s had with the heads of the security agencies. The meeting lasted for two hours.
“Having been briefed by the participants of the meeting, Mr President, addressed prevailing issues confronting the nation in terms of insecurity and also mentioned his own philosophy towards dealing with national security issues.
“First and foremost, he appreciated the armed forces and intelligence agencies and the wider paramilitary agencies for the work they have been doing in the past couple of years. Their sacrifice, their loyalty, and he also paid tribute to those who died in defending this country, from the great big menace of terrorism, insurgency banditry, oil theft, sea robbery, piracy, etc.
“The President has made it very clear that he’s determined to build on whatever gains that have been made and to reverse misfortunes and turn the tide in our favour.