Insecurity: New G.O.C 1 Division appreciates support, first-hand information from Kano citizens
Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has stated that his administration has deployed modern technology gadgets such as CCTV to tackle the challenges of insecurity and ensure the safety of its citizens and their properties.
The Governor, represented by his Deputy, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, disclosed this on Monday when he received the General Officer Commanding of the One Division of Nigerian Army Kaduna, Major General Kabiru Imam Muktar, who paid him a visit at the Government House, Kano.
According to him, the installation and deployment of modern technology have assisted greatly in curbing the criminal acts that before are bedevilling the state.
He noted that Kano is today one of the most peaceful states in the country due to prayers and synergy between the government and all the security agencies.
“In Kano, we hold regular security meetings so as to analyse our operations and chart ways forward, in fact, we have included paramilitary agencies into the state security council.” The Commander 3 Brigade, I am sure will brief you about our efforts in the provision of adequate logistics,” Ganduje said.”
He then assured of continued support and cooperation to the Nigerian Army towards ensuring peace and safety of Kano citizens.
Speaking, the General Officer Commanding of the One Division, Nigerian Army Kaduna, Major General Kabiru Imam Muktar said he is on a visit to the Army units and formations under his command in Kano State.
He explained that the first-hand information they received from the citizens has assisted them a lot in combating crimes.
“The cooperation and support given to us by Kano people have helped tremendously in our effort to contain criminality to the barest minimum.”
“We are grateful to the traditional rulers and the citizens for their role in curtailing the farmers and herders conflict in the State, I am indeed happy with the cordial relationship between the 3 Brigade and Kano people,” he said.”
In a statement, Hassan Musa Fagge, the Deputy Governor’s chief press secretary, while reiterating their commitment towards ensuring the security of lives and properties of the Kano people, commended the Governor for executing laudable projects in the State.