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INSECURITY: Defence Minister Says 2021 is Year of Action

INSECURITY: Defence Minister Says 2021 is Year of Action

Nigeria’s minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi Salihi (Rtd) has vowed that the year 2021 will mark the end of insurgency and other security challenges in the country.

He said this on Friday in Abuja during a Juma’at Prayer held to commemorate the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the National Mosque.

“This is a year of action and we will finish what we are doing. What is happening in this country will soon be over. This year, we will finish what we are doing; pray for us that we succeed”, he said.

He however requested that Nigerians pray for the country to achieve this mission.

He promised that the nation would continue to remember the sacrifices made by its fallen heroes and other members of the Armed Forces, saying the government and entire Nigerians would not stop praying for the repose of the souls who paid the supreme price while defending the territorial integrity of the nation.
The minister stated that President Muhammadu Buhari and his government would continue to improve the standard of living of the families of the fallen heroes.

He said the government is appreciative of the sacrifices of the serving, retired and unknown soldiers who paid the supreme price towards safeguarding the nation’s territorial integrity.



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Khalil Faruk (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), has a Bachelors and Master's degree in Political Science and has worked as a reporter, features editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief respectively in a leading Nigerian daily. He has undergone trainings in journalism, photo journalism and online journalism within and outside Nigeria.

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