THE military last night reassured all Nigerians of their safety irrespective of where they choose to live in the county. The Defence Headquarters said in a statement in Abuja that ‘’ all lives and property in Nigeria are secured and safe at any location they reside.’’ It was responding to requests by concerned Nigerians following the recent notice by some Northern youths for Igbos living in that part of the country to quit not later than October 1.
The military, in its statement signed by the Director of Information at the Defence Headquarters, Major Gen John Enenche,said the Armed Forces ‘’are constantly on surveillance and in collaboration with other security agencies to curb acts capable of distorting the peace.’’
He asked the public to ‘’immediately report suspicious movements and any act that points to creating any situation of insecurity to lives and property to the nearest security agency.’’ He added:” Other means such as the Nigerian Army call Centre, short code 193 and email: HYPERLINK “mailto:na.callcentre@ army.mil.org” \t “_blank” firstname.lastname@example.org shou ld be readily utilized. The Armed Forces hereby reaffirms its commitment to protecting the lives and property of all Nigerians living in any part of the country.
“Therefore, all should go about their normal life wherever they are living without fear or intimidation. Meanwhile the Defence Headquarters wishes to notify the General Public, Ministries, Departments, and various Agencies in Nigeria, that the Nigerian Army has established an Information Call Centre where the Nigerian Army could be easily reached for the purpose of information sharing. “The dialing short code call number is 193 and the e-mail address to send message is; HYP E R L I N K “mailto:email@example.com. ng” \t “_blank” firstname.lastname@example.org .