By Ben Agande, Abuja.


President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the removal of all military check points nationwide and has directed that olive should take firm of internal security henceforth.

Addressing State House correspondents after‎ a meeting between the president and service chiefs, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of defence, Alhaji Ismail Aliyu said the president directed the security chiefs to liaise with the authority of the Nigeria Police Force to finalise arrangement for police to effectively take over internal security.

According to the Permanent Secretary, the meeting with the security chiefs was gave them the opportunity to brief the president on the implementations of recent decisions reached on the fight against insurgency.

He also said that the military high command briefed the president on the relocation of the command centre to ‎Maiduguri as directed by the president on the day of his inauguration.

According to the Permanent Secretary, the armed forces is ready to perform it’s responsibilities of ensuring that the insurgency in the north east is brought to an end.

‎”The Nigerian Armed Forces are very ready, we have briefed him (president) One most interesting thing about it is that we are going out much happier because he has shown to us that he is still a soldier, he has updated and enriched our strategic plans.

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