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How We Stopped Boko Haram, Terrorists From Relocating To Abuja ―​​ Minister

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello has said that the administration, working in conjunction with security agencies, has been able to stop Boko Haram,  terrorists and bandits from relocating to the nation’s capital.

Speaking today, January 30 in Abuja when he gave his administration’s scorecard in the 20th edition of the President Muhammadu Buhari Scorecard media series organized by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, he said that despite the level of insecurity in the country, criminal activities have been curtailed in the FCT due to intensive crackdowns.

He said that the FCT government has provided necessary equipment to security agencies to boost their effectiveness in tackling insecurity.

He highlighted the FCT administration’s achievements, saying: “In the area of security of lives and property, you are all aware of the myriad of security challenges bedeviling the nation, such as; armed banditry, kidnapping, acts of terrorism and other criminal activities.

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“The FCT administration in active collaboration with security agencies have been able to curtail the activities of those who tried to relocate to the territory from the various areas of operations arising from intensive crackdown in operation and the military.

“The Security agencies in FCT have been very alert and through regular tactical and kinetics operation have ensured that the criminals find no abode in FCT.

“The FCT Administration has intervened in providing firmly equipment and cognitive support to the security agencies from time to time.

“The FEC recently approved the procurement of security vehicles and gadgets for operational effectiveness of the security agencies.”

In the education sector, Muhammad Musa Bello said that the administration has constructed 64 schools, renovated 165 and employed 4,957 teaching staff and non-teaching staff.

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