Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested that the
Ministry of Defence should draw up a plan for the local production of military
weapons for the use of the nations armed forced, Punch reported.
Buhari gave the directive at a graduation ceremony that was
held at the National Defence College in Abuja.
He stated that weapons need to be made in the country to
stop depending on other countries for the manufacturing of weapons.
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According to Buhari this was not going to be accepted by his
Since the new administration took office, Buhari has
reviewed the nature and character of Nigeria's security threats and challenges.
Officers and graduates have been tasked to work harder in
order to win the war against Boko Haram and insurgency in the country.
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