Governor hails Security Chiefs for maintaining Peace

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has lauded security agencies for the prevailing peace, security and stability in Adamawa.

By Muhammad Babangida Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has lauded security agencies for the prevailing peace, security and stability in Adamawa.

The Governor made the commendation during a farewell dinner organized for some outgoing service commanders in the state held at Banquet hall, Government House Yola.

Governor Umaru Fintiri appreciated them for the services they rendered in the state.

He showered praises on the commanders for their cooperation to the government in handling security matters.

Governor Fintiri revealed that Adamawa will miss their contributions in the security sector but charged them to maintain the spirit in their new areas of primary assignments.

He prayed to God to guide them as they have been promoted to the higher ranks and called on those who took over from them to follow their footsteps in fighting all sorts of crimes and criminality for peace and tranquillity.

Earlier in his welcome remark, the Secretary to the State Government, SSG Malam Bashir Ahmad commended the outgoing service commanders for their efforts to1wards improving security situation especially of lives and property in the state.

In his vote of thanks on behalf of the outgoing service commanders, Major General Sani Muhammad expressed appreciation to the government and people of Adamawa for the support and cooperation extended to them during their stay in Adamawa.

He saluted Governor Umaru Fintiri for ensuring the review of the security architecture in the state particularly the establishment of Operation Farauta which enhanced security and urged for expanding of the security outfit.

The Army chief called on Adamawa citizens to give credible information to security agencies that will assist in maintenance of security in the state and prayed to God to grant Adamawa and Nigeria peace and stability.

The outgoing service commanders included Major General Sani Muhammed, former Brigade Commander of the twenty three Armoured Brigade, Yola, former Commissioner of Police, AIG Olugbenga Adeyanju, and former Director and Assistant Director, State Security Service Bolari Oloni and Bankole Alade as well as former Resident Commissioner of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission ICPC, Bello Idris Bakori.

Highlight of the event was presentation of gifts to the outgoing service commanders by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.

The event was also attended by Deputy Governor Chief Crowder Seth, Chief of Staff Government House Yola, national and state legislators and some commissioners among other top government officials.

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