President Muhammadu Buhari says there will be improvement in security of lives and properties across the country.
Mr Buhari gave the assurance after returning to Abuja from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, on Wednesday.
He had gone to the state while returning from a foreign trip to pay condolence visit over the recent attack by Boko Haram that left about 30 persons dead.
The president assured Nigerians of improve security in no distant time.
“I assure all Nigerians that we are taking steps to ensure improvement in security, nationwide,” the president said in a tweet.
He appealed for cooperation adding that the Nigerian military will henceforth work harder in dealing with insurgents in Borno state.
“In Borno the military will work harder to deal with the insurgents. I am also appealing to community leaders and the populace to give our troops the intelligence and cooperation needed,” he pleaded.