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Jonathan takes US security alert serious, moves to avert occurrence

…orders MDAs to set up security units

BY DANIEL IDONOR

ABUJA – IN a swift move to avert any possible terrorists attacks as predicted by the United States, US, government, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the immediate completion of top security equipment project in the country, before the end of November.

The presidential directive coincides with an order by Andrew Azazi, National Security Adviser, NSA, to Ministries, Departments And Agencies, MDAs to volunteers capable hands to be trained by his office on counter terrorism and emergency response strategies. The officials will manage related security issues in their respective MDAs to complement the efforts of key security agencies in the country.

The new security equipment, it was learnt is to complement the already existing tracking device put into operation a few months ago by the police as well as the over two thousand units of Close Circuit Televisions, CCTV, been installed in Abuja and Lagos and the Aerial Unmanned Vehicles, AUVs, which are also expected to be deplored in the nation’s borders.


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