President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reassured Nigerians that he would hand over a Nigeria free of insecurity to the next set of leaders in 2023.

He also assured Nigerians that his administration would root out all forms of banditry, criminality, terrorism and insurgency.

Buhari gave the reassurance at the 2022 National Honours Award Investiture held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, where 440 distinguished Nigerians and seven foreigners were conferred with various national honours.

“We will continue to root out all forms of banditry, criminality, terrorism and insurgency in the land.