President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the procurement of digital tracking tools to mitigate rising kidnapping and insecurity.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, stated this yesterday while speaking to Newsmen in Abuja. He commended security agencies in securing the release of the recent kidnap victims in Abuja.
Mr Wike reassured residents of concerted efforts to support security agencies in defeating criminal activities in the FCT. He noted that the lack of adequate equipment had prevented the expected results from security agencies in the past.
The minister expressed optimism that the president’s emergency procurement approval will bring a positive change. He further encouraged vigilante groups to continue to work with security
agencies to address security challenges in the area.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa has advocated for the use of the non-kinetic approach in the ongoing fight against criminality in the country.
He made this known yesterday at the opening of the National Security Course on – Psychological Operations and Strategic Communication- held in Abuja.
According to him, no fewer than 2,000 terrorists, through a non-kinetic approach, surrendered to the troops in the height of insurgency in the country.
General Musa revealed that the military had employed the use of hard and soft power in its operations to contain emerging adversaries.
Earlier, the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major General Emmanuel Undiandeye, said the 5-day programme was organized to strengthen security
experts’ understanding of the dynamics of psychological operations and strategic communication.
He described psychological operation and strategic communication as an integral element of modern warfare.