Insecurity: Army boss seeks synergy with paramilitary agencies
The Brigade Commander, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brigadier-General Mohammed Danwalis, Sunday called for more concerted collaboration between the military and paramilitary agencies.
Danwalis, who spoke with reporters shortly after the monthly inter-security agency route march in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, said only proper synergy would rid the country of insecurity that threatens its peace and unity.
The early morning route march, which was rounded off at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, featured men of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Nigeria Prisons Service, and Department of State Services as well as traffic officials.
The brigade commander said the military had stepped up its involvement in improving internal security in the state.
According to him, the army have been helping to apprehend illegal immigrants and unauthorized aliens across the state towards reducing crime rate.