Godwin Emefiele the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has announced that Nigeria will get 12 fighter aircraft from the United States of America to help fight insecurity in Nigeria.
Emefiele announced this while answering questions at the end of a two-day monetary policy committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday.
He lamented how the economy is being incapacitated by insecurity. He said the arrival of the airliners is in line with a pact made between the Nigerian government and the US government three years ago.
Mr. Godwin said, “If you want an economy to develop, the level of insecurity must be low because if there is a high level of insecurity like what we see today, the economy will suffer.
He assured Nigerians that efforts are now targeted at South Eastern and North-Eastern parts of the country. He said the jet will arrive before the eof nd of the year but he is certain that six will arrive in July August
He advised that are the bandits drop their weapons and embraced the Apax borrower program organized by the CBN.