By NosaEresoyen, Asaba
The military has advocated comprehensive approach to security threats in the country.
The commandant Joint Military Task force Command, Operation Lafia Doyle, Major General Lucky Irabor who made this known in Agbor, Delta State to newsmen after the Ika National Summit, said that economic development and security are interwoven and must be jointly addressed.
He explained that security is critical to driving development, noting that it has become imperative for the security situations to be addressed and conducive environment put in place for economic development to thrive. He added that economic development cannot be separated from security.
Major General Irabor contended that insecurity had been a major economic set back in the country, stressing that early warning mechanism should be put in place to address security challenges that had divided the nation in the recent times, particularly as it becomes threats to development.
He said that Ika people, whoare known to be accommodating , hospitable and aggressive in getting things done in the right ways, need to be united to fight on common front. Hechallenged traditional institutions to be transparent in law enforcement and conflict resolution to enhance growth and development.
Meanwhile, officers and men of the Naval Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, have been charged to be proactive on the security challenges in the Niger Delta Region and to be dedicated to their duties at all times.