Borno governor visits NSCDC boss, commends Corps on Agro Rangers

By Valentine Amanze

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for its doggedness and commitment to finding lasting solutions to banditry, kidnapping and herders-farmers conflict in the state.

Zulum made the commendation at the Corps' headquarters, Abuja when he visited the Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, on Wednesday.

In a statement by the NSCDC Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, through his Media Assistant, Ekunola Gbenga, the Borno State governor also thanked the commandant general for the training and deployment of agro Rangers in the state.

The governor however acknowledged the support 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 also solicited for increased support, cooperation and deployment of the Agro Rangers personnel to the state to ensure the successful completion of the war against herders-farmers conflict in the state while pledging to fund and accommodate the Agro-Rangers of the Corps.

He promised to continue supporting the Civil Defence in the worthy services they have consistently rendered selflessly to the nation.

Besides, he said that the grassroots security agency would not relent on its mandate to make Nigeria safe for all.

His words: "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."
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 also thanked the governor for his support especially to the Agro-Rangers deployed in Borno State, while applauding the governor for pledging his support to the Corps.

He promised that all assistance rendered to the Corps would be used judiciously to attain lofty heights.

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