There has been so many requests in the recent past, to know from the Military about the safety of Nigerians living in parts of the country, other than their aboriginal habitats. As such, it behoves on the Defence Headquarters to reassure the general public that all lives and property in Nigeria are secured and safe at any location they reside. Thus, the Armed Forces of Nigeria are constantly on surveillance and in collaboration with other security agencies to curb acts capable of distorting the peace.
Members of the general public are requested to immediately report suspicious movements and any act that points to creating any situation of insecurity to lives and property to the nearest security agency. Other means such as the Nigerian Army call Centre, short code 193 and email: [email protected].mil.org should be readily utilized.
The Armed Forces hereby reaffirms its commitment to protecting the lives and property of all Nigerians living in any part of the country. Therefore, all should go about their normal life wherever they are living without fear or intimidation.
Meanwhile the Defence Headquarters wishes to notify the General Public, Ministries, Departments, and various Agencies in Nigeria, that the Nigerian Army has established an Information Call Centre where the Nigerian Army could be easily reached for the purpose of information sharing. The dialing short code call number is 193 and the e-mail address to send message is; [email protected] .
The centre is to provide a platform for gathering and sharing of information for quick intervention, in view of the security challenges being witnessed across the country.
Ministries, Departments, Agencies and the General public are hereby urged to take note and make effective use of the Nigerian Army Call Centre to provide timely information on suspicious persons or movements, as well as criminal elements in the society, for prompt action.
Director Defence information