Ladies journalists underneath the umbrella of Nigeria Affiliation of Ladies Journalists (NAWOJ) on Wednesday mentioned Nigerians have been ready for optimistic outcomes from the brand new Service Chiefs within the nation.
The group made this disclosure whereas reacting to the appointment of recent safety chiefs by President Muhamadu Buhari.
DAILY POST gathered that Buhari yesterday appointed a brand new Chief of Defence Workers and different heads of the Navy, Military and Air Pressure.
NAWOJ Nationwide President, Ladi Bala in a press release made obtainable to DAILY POST on Wednesday, recommended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of the Service Chiefs.
Bala whereas welcoming the resignation of the previous service chiefs and the appointment of the brand new ones, expressed hope that the event is a transfer in direction of the full overhaul of the nation’s safety structure to safeguard the lives and property of Nigerians.
She mentioned there was a necessity for the federal authorities to supply the mandatory logistics, weaponry and wanted tools in addition to enhanced welfare to spice up the morale of personnel within the renewed efforts in direction of the struggle in opposition to insurgency, armed banditry, kidnappings and different associated legal actions confronting the nation.
She mentioned, “The Affiliation equally calls on the newly appointed service chiefs to give you new methods in contending the rising safety challenges which are threatening the peace of the nation.
“NAWOJ mentioned that it’s unhappy and unhealthy to notice that on the centre of all the safety disaster bedevilling Nigeria, girls are the more severe hit, a state of affairs that requires pressing consideration that must be addressed saying that no nation can develop when the future of greater than half of its inhabitants made up of girls and kids is underneath extreme menace.
“In the direction of this finish, NAWOJ duties the brand new service chiefs to keep in mind the expectations of Nigerians, thus should reside above board within the discharge of their new assigned obligations.
“The brand new service chiefs needn’t be reminded that their appointments got here on the heels of an unacceptable spike in legal actions significantly insurgency, banditry and kidnappings throughout the nation.
“NAWOJ mentioned that it seems to be ahead within the coming weeks to a drastic discount to the barest minimal, the overall insecurity within the nation by means of modern and deployment of required actions to ensure the security of Nigerians and Nigeria.
“NAWOJ additionally commends the contribution of the speedy previous chiefs who put of their finest to maintain the nation from collapse and desires them a peaceable retirement life after years of meritorious service to the nation.
“NAWOJ equally appeals to Nigerians to cooperate and provides vital assist to the brand new service chiefs and different safety businesses within the effort in direction of profitable the conflict in opposition to insecurity within the nation. Nigeria is ours. Let’s defend our father’s land.”