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Centre urges military to adopt technology in tackling security challenge

The Centre for Information, Technology and Development (CITAD), has advised the  to  technology in gathering  towards tackling banditry and   facing Nigeria.

Prof. Yunusa Ya’u, , CITAD, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday.

Ya’u said  investigations had revealed  criminals  using local technology and  to strike on innocent citizens.

“If bandits could use local objects as technology, there was also need for security agencies to use sophisticated technology and  to  them.

“They are waging a campaign of terror and violence using intelligence; this means  government  insurgency must also be based on intelligence,” he said.

Ya’u also stressed the need for the government to use data collected by various agencies towards fighting crimes in Nigeria.

“Embracing digital technology is about equipping and reequipping our  and intelligence agencies,” he said.(NAN)

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