By Sammeni Kamsobbi
Adamawa State Deputy, Governor Professor Keletapwa George Faurata has commended Security Agencies for their invaluable contributions and working in synergy for the overall peace and security in the state.
Farauta, made this comment while celebrating the annual Socio-Cultural activities of the Nigerian Air Force, at 153 Base Services Group, Yola, on Saturday.
Professor Kaletapwa Farauta who was the Special Guest of Honour, lauded the Nigerian military for their courage and determination to safeguard the citizens in the face of challenges such as insurgency, kidnapping, farmer-herder conflict amongst other forms of terrorism.
According to Farauta, such security threats are impediment to economic and steady growth and development of the state and the country.
Professor Farauta encouraged the conveners to ensure sustainability of the social event, even as she urged them to demonstrate restrain and professionalism while dealing with civilians.
She assured them of Government's commitment to support Security Agencies in their efforts towards fulfilling their Mandates.
According to the Base Commander, Air Commander, Yuhana Audu Katabiya, he described the annual socio-cultural activities as a culture in NAF, that aimed at celebrating cultural diversity, foster unity in the armed forces.
While addressing the gathering, he appreciated the State Government's efforts and promised synergy with other Security Agencies in Adamawa state.
There was a Tug of war between the women Police and that of Air Force counterpart as well as men of the Nigerian Military and the Air Force.
The women and men of the Air Force came out victorious over their opponents.
This followed performances by different cultural groups and competition amongst others displayed by the Marshal act.
Presentation was made to the Deputy Governor, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta by the Air Force Base Commander, Yola.
The peak of the event was the beating of the retreat and lighting of camp fire wood.