The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate in 2023 general elections,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has promised to establish a highly trained and disciplined anti-terrorist squad to tackle insecurity in the country.
Asiwaju pledged this commitment in his campaign manifesto tagged: ‘’Renewed Hope’’ unveiled in Abuja on Friday. He also assured that the Police would be repositioned to deliver on its primary duties of community policing and maintaining law and order through crime fighting and prevention.
The presidential candidate in his 80-pages manifesto document, said he and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, were more than ever ready to hit the ground running from day one if elected Nigeria’s President.Tinubu restated that the country needs an “experienced torchbearer” to guide it through the doors of security, prosperity and greatness.
He said: “It is, therefore, fitting that we are unveiling the Tinubu/Shettima Action Plan for a Better Nigeria today. This Plan is not only a roadmap to a prosperous future, it serves as notice to the Nigerian people that, if elected, Senator Shettima and I shall work tirelessly to reach that promised future from the first moment of the first day we enter office.
“The doors to security, prosperity and greatness are open to us. We must step through these portals, guided by a torchbearer with the experience and mettle to shoulder the task ahead. Nothing short of this will suffice
Tinubi also said he would expand on Buhari’s current application of modern technology to fight insecurity and secure the nation.
He promised to mobilise the military, enhance recruitment of more security personnel and support other existing security agencies to achieve the feat.
Among others; he promised to reposition the police, create anti-terrorism battalions, upgrade tactical communications and transportation and improve the nation’s weaponry system.
He also promised to exploit aerial and technological superiority against terrorists, kidnappers and bandits, in addition to improved welfares and salaries of security personnel across the board.