Nyiam, speaking during his appearance on Channels Television’s programme, Sunrise Daily,on Monday, decried that the present number of the military workforce is inadequate compared to the security threats in the nation.
“Why I said the service chiefs who are coming are doing their best is that with what they have, they are doing their best”, Nyiam said.
He advised the Federal Government to take a cue from the regime of former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), who recruited scores of thousands of people into the military to boost the nation’s security.
The former military officer noted that Gowon, at the time, had a civil war to deal with, which he said was bigger than the present fight against banditry and insurgency.
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