Former Kaduna lawmaker, Sen Shehu Sani has said that the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) between Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) is a good move to tackle the security challenges in the nation.
The federal government and the United Nations had signed two MoUs to further strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in the country.
A statement by the Head of the Strategic Communications Office of the National Security Adviser, Zakari Mijinyawa, said that the MoUs would help deepen the fight against terrorism in the country.
The statement read in part, “Nigerian government through the Office of the National Security Adviser, and the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism have signed Memoranda of Understanding to further strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in the country.”
Reacting to the development via Twitter, Sani applauded the MoU.
He opined that it was the right step in the country’s war against terrorism.
The former lawmaker noted that the memorandum would give Nigeria the much-needed support and expertise to tackle the security challenges.
He wrote, “The signing of the MOU between Nigeria and the UN on counter-terrorism is a significant step in the country’s war against terrorism. This is an important step taken that will avail Nigeria of the support, expertise & logistics needed in tackling our security challenges.”