Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has commended the Nigeria
Security and Civil Defence Corps for its doggedness and commitment to
finding lasting solutions to banditry, kidnapping and herders-farmers
conflict in the State.
Governor Zulum made the assertion today at the Corps’ headquarters,
Abuja when he visited the Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.
In a statement signed by the Media Assistant to the Commandant General,
Ekunola Gbenga on Wednesday in Abuja said the Governor thanked the
Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu for the training and
deployment of agro Rangers in the state.
The Governor also acknowledged the supports of the Corps to the people
and the government of Borno State and extended an invitation to the
Commandant General to visit the state for Field assessment.
Zulum solicited for increased support, cooperation and deployment of the
Agro Rangers personnel to the state to ensure the successful completion
of the war against the herders-farmers conflict in the State while
making a pledge to fund and accommodate the Agro-Rangers of the Corps.
He pledged his continued support to the Civil Defence in the worthy
services they have consistently rendered selflessly to the nation. He
went further to affirm that the Grassroots Security Agency will not
relent on their mandate to make Nigeria safe for all.
“I want to reiterate the need for
Civil Defence to recruit and train the indigenes for Community security
services, this will help the nation in community Policing” Zulum stated.
Responding, the CG thanked the Governor for his dynamic approach to
governance and his determination to finding an enduring solution to
insecurity in the state. He used the opportunity to thank the governor
for all his support especially to the Agro-Rangers deployed in Borno
He also applauded the Governor for pledging his support to the Corps and
promised that all assistance rendered to the Corps will be used
judiciously to attain lofty heights.