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FG faults security alert, says Nigeria safe

 

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of safety and security for everyone in the country.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance in Abuja on Tuesday during a ministerial session at the ongoing UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week.

The government’s assurance was a sequel to a security alert issued on Sunday by the United States Embassy in Abuja.

The US had said there was an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja.

Mohammed however said that Nigeria’s security forces were doing everything possible to secure and protect Nigerians and foreigners living in the country.

He also said the military and other security forces have been proactive in tackling security issues.

“I can assure all that our military and other security agencies have continued to do everything possible to secure and protect Nigerians and foreigners living in Nigeria.

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