President Muhammadu Buhari has poured accolades on security personnel in the front line of different operations targeted at ending killings and security challenges in different states. 

It was at a meeting he had with Security Chiefs on Monday that he thanked the solders for defending the unity of Nigeria. 

Different operations have been launched by security forces in the northeast, northwest, south-east, south-south and central Nigeria all targeted at ending activities of Boko Haram, bandits, cattle rustlers, militants and even kidnappers. 

After the closed-door meeting with Service Chiefs, President Buhari wrote: "Today the Security Chiefs briefed me on ongoing operations in various flash-points across the country - Operations Lafiya Dole, Whirl Stroke I and II, Sharan Daji, and others.

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"I commend all our security personnel on the front lines, working hard to secure every part of Nigeria".

On his Twitter page, President Buhari also reassured Nigerians of his administration's commitment to securing lives and property in every part of the nation. 

"We remain committed, as an administration, to guaranteeing the security of lives and property in every part of Nigeria.

"I am pleased to note the progress we are making, but we will also ensure we do not relent.

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"We will deal decisively with all forms of banditry and criminality," he added.

Hundreds have been killed in the north-west region of Nigeria in the last few months by bandits sometimes identified as herdsmen. 

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