Chalker Urges FG To Inform Nigerians On Efforts In Fighting Terror

The coordinator of the Honorary International Investor’s Council, Baroness Lynda Chalker has called on the federal government to ensure that the right information on efforts … Continue reading Chalker Urges FG To Inform Nigerians On Efforts In Fighting Terror


Lynda_chalkerThe coordinator of the Honorary International Investor’s Council, Baroness Lynda Chalker has called on the federal government to ensure that the right information on efforts aimed at tackling security challenges in parts of the country is communicated to the public.

In a 14 point communique after the meeting, after the 16th edition of the Honorary International Investor’s Council in Abuja, she called on the media to be more sensitive in reporting developments in the country.

Baroness Chalker and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, said rumours would do the country no good while better communication and responsible reporting would do the country a lot of benefits.

Vice President Namadi Sambo had earlier pledged the commitment of the Jonathan administration to ensure the security of lives and property of Nigerians and all those who live in the country during the opening ceremony of the 16th edition of the council meeting, which took place in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He pledged the commitment of the Jonathan administration to ensure the security of lives and property of Nigerians and all those who live in the country, giving assurances that security forces were confronting the situation and would remain unyielding in the effort to rid Nigeria of the evil that has threatened its development.

It was their first meeting since the rebasing of the Nigerian economy, Vice President Namadi Sambo, representing President Jonathan, reviewed what has happened so far despite the challenges of insecurity in the country.

He said that the transformation agenda of the administration was on course despite the distractions, promising that Government would take all necessary steps to enhance security as well as competitiveness of Nigerian enterprises.

He also gave assurances that security forces were confronting the situation and would remain unyielding in the effort to rid Nigeria of the evil that has threatened its development.