18th May, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Security Agencies in Adamawa state have been commended for their patriotism, commitment and sacrifice in maintaining peace and order in the state.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla made the commendation when he granted in audience the newly posted Brigade Commander of the 23rd armoured brigades Yola, Brigadier General Bello A. Muhammad who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at Government House Yola. He said the Military has done well and exhibited professionalism by ensuring that peace and security are regained in the North Eastern part of the country, and commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his determination and commitment in the fight against insurgency in the North East sub-region.
According to Governor Jibrilla, Adamawa State is now peaceful and calm, assuring the new Brigade commander of his administration's support and cooperation at all times.
Earlier, the newly posted Brigade Commander of the 23rd armoured brigades Yola ,Brigadier General Bello A. Muhammad had told the Governor that the primary responsibility of the Military is to defend the Territorial integrity and also to protect lives and properties of the citizenry as well as to ensure that peace and security are being maintained.
Also in his vote of thanks, the Out-going Brigade Commander Brigadier General Benson Akinruluye thanked Governor Jibrilla for his humility, kindness and understanding he received during his service period in Adamawa state and that same would be extended to his predecessor.