Hunters seek speedy implementation of NHFSS bill



Photo of Nigerian Hunter and Forest Security Service, NHFSS Members

The Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Service, NHFSS, wants President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to consider the signing of NHFSS Bill into law to further protect lives and property in the country.

The Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS) establishment bill was passed by the senate in April, 2023.

Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, the Commander General of NHFSS, Amb Joshua Osatimehin, said signing the bill into law will give the NHFSS the legal backing to “chase criminals from the forests in communities”.

He congratulated President Tinubu on his successful inauguration, stating that his capacity and intellectual competency would no doubt go a long way in contributing to his performance in office.

“We declare our unalloyed loyalty to Your Excellency’s vision and mission for Nigeria ‘s National Security and we pray that the dream of the nation for an efficient community and Forest counter-terror armed fighters will be realized in your tenure as the nation awaits your assent to our Bill” .

The Commander General therefore reiterated the c the readiness of NHFSS to work with the present administration towards getting rid of crimes and criminality in the nation’s forest and all ungoverned spaces across the country.

He explained that officers and men of the Service nationwide had already been trained towards achieving the mandate on national security in the New Administration of President Bola Tinubu.

He therefore appealed to Nigerians to support President Tinubu’s led administration to ensure national peace and economic development


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