End kidnapping, banditry immediately, Buhari orders service chiefs


President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered service chiefs to immediately end kidnapping and banditry in the country immediately.

Mr Buhari, according to presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, issued the directive in a meeting with the top security chiefs on Tuesday at the Aso Rock Villa.

Mr Ahmad in a tweet, said his principal, who is embarking on a two-week medical check-up today, also ordered that the sponsors of the criminal elements, whose activities are prevalent in the Northern part of the country, be brought to book.

“The reign of terror unleashed by bandits and kidnappers must be ended immediately,” the president was quoted as saying.

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