The Authorities of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, have ordered a comprehensive audit of all security personnel and forces deployed in the nation’s seat of power.
PUNCH reports that a memo signed by the Aide-De-Camp to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lt. Col. Lawal Abubakar, explained the purpose of the audit as for “accountability and deployment”.
The memo dated June 25, 2015 was titled, “Request for strength returns of security personnel and forces deployed within the Presidential Villa, Abuja”.
The ADC requested that the required information should be forwarded to his office latest by Monday (yesterday).
The memo read, “The need for proper accountability by all security forces and personnel deployed within the Presidential Villa cannot be over-emphasised.
“This has made it imperative to collate an updated nominal roll for all security forces and personnel deployed within the Presidential Villa performing physical security duties for proper accountability and deployment.
“Based on this, and in the spirit of enhancing general security within the Presidential Villa, you are requested to submit a comprehensive nominal roll of security personnel and security forces in your department and offices to office of the ADC for further necessary action”.