The federal government has been urged to convene a security summit that will develop a blueprint and roadmap for dealing with security challenges and its manifestations in the country.
The president, of Nigerian Political Science Association, Professor Aloysius-Michael Okolie,made the call while speaking at the 33rd Annual conference of the Association held in Ilorin.
According to him the federal government should also organise an all inclusive summit to address the issue of settlement patterns and cohabitation among various nationalities.
He explained that the security summit should comprise of government functionaries, service chiefs, traditional rulers, former Heads of State, former Senate Presidents, among other critical stakeholders.
Professor Okolie also suggested that the outcome must be given legal teeth and expeditious applications in all facets of the society.
He noted that a comprehensive mechanism should be put in place to mop up small arms and light weapons .END
COV/ALI MUHAMMAD RABIU