Defence minister pledges end to insecurity, seeks better funding

The Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru, has assured Nigerians that the war against insecurity will come to an end.

To realise this objective, the minister called for increased allocation to the ministry to enable it to adequately fund all theatres of operation across the country.

Abubakar who stated this when he appeared before the joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives’ Committees on Defence to defend the ministry’s  2024 budget estimates, said the  budget as it relates to the Ministry of Defence was aimed to ensure sustained and simultaneous operations in the country to send terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements out of the land.