The Nationwide Safety Adviser, Main Common Babagana Munguno (rtd) has mentioned that the cash permitted for buy of weapons beneath the previous service chiefs just lately sacked by President Buhari are unaccounted for.
Munguno in an interview with BBC Hausa on Friday March 12, mentioned the newly appointed Service Chiefs who just lately assumed workplace couldn’t discover the weapons that their predecessors must have bought.
Recall that the previous service chiefs; Ex-Chief of Defence Employees, Abayomi Olonisakin; former Chief of Military Employees; Tukur Buratai, former Chief of Naval Employees; Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; and former Chief of Air Employees, Sadique Abubakar, nomination as non-career ambassadors by President Buhari was permitted by the senate few days in the past.
The NSA within the interview with BBC, said that the failure of the safety personnel to get ample weapons is a setback to the struggle towards insecurity.
“It’s not that we’re not working to finish the safety problem within the nation. The president has performed his personal half and allotted large amount of cash to buy weapons however they’re but to be right here. We don’t know the place they’re.
“I’m not saying that the previous Service Chiefs have diverted the cash, however presently we don’t know the place the cash is.”
On whether or not investigation has commenced on the difficulty, the NSA mentioned;
“I’m positive the President will examine this. As I’m speaking to you now, even the Nigerian Governors’ Discussion board has began questioning the place the cash is. So I guarantee you that the President isn’t taking part in with something that has to do with the folks.
“I can’t say the cash was stolen however we didn’t see something and even the brand new Service Chiefs mentioned they didn’t see the weapons. It’s attainable the weapons are on their approach coming. Perhaps from America, England and different locations however as at now, I didn’t see something and the Service Chiefs too didn’t see any weapons too.”
He additionally disclosed that President Buhari directed the brand new Service Chiefs to finish insurgency inside a brief time frame, including that the Nigerian chief is dedicated to ending insecurity.