Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai today, told the Nigerian Senate it will take Nigeria the next 20 years to address the prevailing security challenges in the country.
He stated this during his screening as an Ambassadorial Nominee. The screening committee is led by Senator Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa.
The former Army boss said that the military can do it alone adding that there should be hospitals, schools, roads and government presence in these communities affected by insecurity.
Insecurity have been a major challenges in Nigeria today especially in the Northern region of Nigeria where there are rising cases of banditry and terrorism.
The former service chief added that that the intelligence capacity of the army was initially low but now in a first-class level.