Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says the achievements of the Federal Government in tackling insecurity have been under-reported by media practitioners.
Mohammed stated this while delivering his opening remarks during a joint press conference on the nation’s security situation organized by the Federal Government in Abuja.
Attending the joint press conference on the nation’s security situation are the ministers of Information and Culture, Defence and Interior, alongside Minister of Police Affairs, among others.
In his speech, Mohammed said peace and security are returning across Nigeria, noting that the worst of insecurity is over in nation.
He added that while the country may still witness isolated attacks on soft targets by terrorists, the security agencies have battled the agents of darkness and recorded massive victory against the terrorists.
The minister called on the media to also give a big play to the recent successes recorded by security agencies in tackling terrorism, banditry, kidnapping,among others, just as they gave prominence to the reporting of the security challenges at their peak.
On his part, Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, says security forces are winning the fight against insecurity and terrorism.
He therefore solicited the support of all Nigerians to provide enduring peace in the society.
Ministers of interior, and that of Police Affairs also gave a brief account of the achievements recorded against all forms of criminality in the country.
The highlights of the event was to showcase the achievement of the nation’s armed forces in tackling insecurity challenge facing the country. END!!!!