Senate leader and Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee to review security infrastructure in Nigeria has said that the just concluded National Security Summit sponsored by the Nigerian Senate was a strategic collaboration amongst all arms of government.
The summit had the presidency, Security Chiefs and heads of Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies in attendance.
He said the summit had afforded those concerned the privilege of finding short and long term solutions to insecurity in the nation.
“The successful Two-Day event served as an opportunity to survey the nation’s current security situation and to place all issues on the table in an effort to find short and long term solutions to the nation’s security challenges. Important assessment briefings were provided by the heads of security and intelligence agencies.
“Summit presenters and attendees focused on the areas of weakness that should be strengthened and the various assets at the Federal government’s disposal, particularly, ways to strengthen security through the deployment of assets.
“The primary purpose of the Summit is to reassure citizens that all arms of government are serious about addressing insecurity and are working collaboratively to find solutions. Out of the whole-of-government effort, Nigerians can expect a higher level of security to protect lives and property.
“The Summit wishes to express its appreciation to all participants for their valuable contributions to the Summit’s success. Nigerians can expect more positive collaboration of this kind between the Executive and Legislative Branches of government,” he said.
Lawan said the upper chamber would work on data from the proceedings as interventions for improved security in the country.