The Nigeria Association of women Journalists, on Wednesday has called on the newly appointed Service Chiefs to come up with new strategies in contending the rising security challenges that is threatening the peace of the nation.
A statement signed by National President of the Association Ladi Bala, made available to media in Kaduna commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of new set of service chiefs to boost the fight against insecurity and other criminal activities threatening the survival of the country.
The statement noted with sadness that at the center of all the security crisis bedeviling Nigeria, women are the worse hit, a situation that requires urgent attention that needs to be addressed saying that no nation can develop when the destiny of more than half of its population made up of women and children is under severe threat.
The statement while welcoming the resignation of the former service chiefs and appointment of new ones by Mr President, expressed the hope that the development is a move towards the total overhaul of the nations security architecture with a view to safe guarding the lives and property of Nigerians.
The statement further stated that more than just replacement of the service chiefs, there is the dire need for the Federal Government to provide the necessary logistics, weaponry, needed equipment as well as enhanced welfare to boost the morale of personnel in the renewed efforts towards the fight against insurgency, armed banditry, kidnappings and other related criminal activities confronting the country.