Insecurity: NATFORCE Raises Concern Over Proliferation Of Illegal Arms

The National Task Force on illegal importation of Arms Ammunitions Light Weapons and Chemicals NATFORCE has expressed concern over proliferation of Illegal Arms in circulation threatening National Security and Socio Economic Activities in the country.

Commander Special Squad NATFORCE Mr Aliyu Aminu-Wayas who made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja said the situation needed urgent attention.

While emphasizing the need for Nigerians to be Security conscious and provide necessary information to check the activities of insugents, kidnappers and other security threats, the Commander also urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly to expedite action on the NATFORCE Bill.

According to him, if NATFORCE Bill which has passed second reading in the Senate is assented to, the organisation will have legai backing to carry out its operations effectively.

Mr Aminu-Wayas commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing the new acting Inspector General of Police and promised to work with the Nigeria Police to make the country unsafe for criminal elements.

The NATFORCE Commander urged members of the organisation nationwide to remain resolute and complement security agencies and the Federal Government’s efforts at ensuing peace and unity in the country.

Kayode Oyedare/Abuja

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