By Kemi Yesufu
Chairman House of Representatives committee on army, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas has called on the new Service Chiefs to design and implement draw new strategies to reduce the level of insecurity in the country.
Namdas (APC, Adamawa) made the call on Tuesday while reacting to the resignation of the former service chiefs.
The former spokesman of the House described the coming of the new Service Chiefs as q welcome development.
He said “We urge the new service chiefs to come out with a new strategy to curb banditry and insurgency”
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the former Service Chiefs for listening to the voice of the people as well as the advice of the parliament.
“The President and former Service Chiefs have responded to the call of the people. As you are aware, many well-meaning Nigerians and stakeholders had before now called on the service chiefs to resign.
“Most notably is the Senate and the House of Representatives, which had at different times passed resolutions calling for a change in the service chiefs. Mr. President has just listened to the counsel of the Nigerian people.
“We thank the service chiefs for resigning and especially President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting their resignation and promptly appointing new service chiefs to hit the ground running”, he stated.
Namdas expressed optimism that with the new appointments, the morale in the military will be boosted and there will be an improvement in the security of the country.