The Attorney General of the federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke, at the National Executive Committee meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), said the government has resolved to confront the Islamic sect, Boko Haram headlong.
He advised lawyers and other Nigerians to team up with the government to end all acts of terrorism in the country.
The attorney general also reeled out efforts put in place by the government to curb insurgency in the country.
The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ibrahim Bukar, also advised delegates to arrest the declining standards in the legal profession just as the Minister of State for FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, stressed the need for lawyers to promote the rule of law.
The issues on insecurity dominated discussions as the president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Okey Wali, and Chairman of the FCT chapter, Desmond Yamah, appealed to the government to brace up to its responsibility of guaranteeing the security of lives and property.
The two day National Executive Meeting is expected to among other things provide guidelines for the election of a new National Executive for the Association.