Chief of Defense Staff General Chris Musa revealed on Tuesday that all military personnel, including himself, are being fed N1,500 a day.
He said this while appearing in the House of Commons along with other military chiefs and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Kayode Egbetokun, to brief MPs on activities and initiatives aimed at combating the rising security challenges in the country. Stated.
The attendance of the military chiefs signaled the start of sector-specific discussions between the ministries and agencies, hosted by the House of Commons.
Participants at the press conference included Chief of Army Staff Musa, Chief of Naval Staff Taolid Lagbaha, Lieutenant General Emmanuel Ogara, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, and Inspector General of Police Kayode Egbetokun.
CDS Musa called for improved funding, revealing that all military personnel, including himself, are given a meal for N1,500 a day, while ensuring that criminals are not released on technical grounds and that special courts requested the cooperation of law enforcement authorities to deal with the arrest of senior officials. criminal.
He expressed concern that the safety of security personnel would be at risk, adding that Simon Ekpa was a threat to the country and action must be taken diplomatically.
Regarding illegal mining, Musa expressed hope that the state would take over proper management.
IGP Kayode Egbetokun outlined several challenges within the force, including inadequate logistics facilities, insufficient patrol vehicles in the police department, inadequate training and poor welfare of staff.