Following security concerns within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, the Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, has assured that security agencies were committed to ensuring that lives and properties are secured.
According to a statement on Wednesday by the Minister’s Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, Bello gave the assurance at the monthly FCT Security Committee meeting on Monday.
Ogunleye quoted the minister as urging community, traditional, political and religious leaders to encourage their members to collaborate with security operatives so as to guarantee their security.
The minister said, “I assure you that the various security agencies are committed to ensuring the safety of residents.
“To ensure the safety of residents, the community, traditional, political and religious leaders are enjoined to encourage their members to understand that security should not be left to the security personnel alone but should be a collaborative effort of all.
“We have to ensure that communities make efforts to know who they stay with and also ensure that information is gathered and sent appropriately to the right people.”
Bello also disclosed that measures were being taken to ensure safety in all educational institutions in the FCT.