23rd November, 2017
By Yunusa Abdullahi
People of the Northern Senatorial Zone have been urged to give their maximum support and cooperation to the security agencies in the fight against insurgency in the area.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla made the call at a Town Hall Meeting with Traditional Rulers and other stakeholders on the current security situation.
Governor Jibrilla said the essence of the Town Hall Meeting is to sensitised the people on the new tactics being carried out by the insurgents.
He Lamented that unless people cooperate with the security agencies in the fight against insurgency and other Terrorism there could be no any meaningful development would be achieve in a chaotic environment.
He also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in the fight against insurgency in the North East sub-region, stressing that the present government has done alot in maintaining peace and security in the country,
While addressing the gathering, the Brigade Commander of the 23rd armoured brigades Yola Brigadier General Bello Abdullahi Mohammed have cautioned communities against revenge on one another.
The Brigade Commander also called on the people from the Northern part of the state to report any suspicious person or object to the security agents in order to provide peace and harmony.
He however explained that the army have started gaining success, pointingout that some arrest have also been made by the security personnel.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla however called on youths and women to come out enmass and ensure that they obtain voters cards in view of its importance in the future elections.