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Kaduna hosts Northwest security meeting

Governor Nasiru Elrufai of Kaduna State says the consequences of the security challenges in the North West region have devastated the rural economy, taking lives and property and making simple travel an ordeal across federal, state and local roads.

He stated this during the second quarter Northwest Zonal security meeting of the State Directors of Security (DSS) held in Kaduna, adding that the Department of State Services has a vital role to play in providing the reliable information needed by the Police, Armed Forces, and other security agencies for the total defeat of dangerous elements.

According to him, ‘The best way to addressing the problem of Insecurity and restore order, security managers and intelligence agencies must constantly share information and experiences.

The Governor lamented the looming food crisis that facing the country if farmers do not go to the farms even though the rains are here, insisting that this cannot be allowed to continue.

He commended the State Security Service for holding the meetings and developing a collective perspective, rather than operating in silos, stating that is what they have tried to encourage across the military and security agencies here in Kaduna State”.

The governor further revealed the state Government’s investment in security, especially installation of a Closed-Circuit TV system and drones across Kaduna Metropolis, expressing hope that it would be completed within the next one-year to enable Police and other security agencies deter criminals.

“We are also building a forensic laboratory, to help the Police and other security agencies in crime detection and prevention.”

The State Director of Security Kaduna, Alhaji Idris Koya noted that, the meeting was originated by the Director State Service, Alhaji Yusuf Nagaji Bichi to enable the state Directors regularly to come together and brainstorm on the increasing spate of insecurity bedevilling the region, exchange ideas and proffer possible solutions.

The Commissioner of police Kaduna, Mr Umar Muri who deliver speech on behalf of other security agencies present at the event appealed to all security outfit across the state to strengthen collaboration to achieve more success in the fight against criminals.

Present at the occasion were the Kaduna state commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Mr Samuel Aruwan and heads of other various security agencies.

AMINU DALHATU

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He stated this during the second quarter Northwest Zonal security meeting of the State Directors of Security (DSS) held in Kaduna, adding that the Department of State Services has a vital role to play in providing the reliable information needed by the Police, Armed Forces, and other security agencies for the total defeat of dangerous elements.

According to him, ‘The best way to addressing the problem of Insecurity and restore order, security managers and intelligence agencies must constantly share information and experiences.

The Governor lamented the looming food crisis that facing the country if farmers do not go to the farms even though the rains are here, insisting that this cannot be allowed to continue.

He commended the State Security Service for holding the meetings and developing a collective perspective, rather than operating in silos, stating that is what they have tried to encourage across the military and security agencies here in Kaduna State”.

The governor further revealed the state Government’s investment in security, especially installation of a Closed-Circuit TV system and drones across Kaduna Metropolis, expressing hope that it would be completed within the next one-year to enable Police and other security agencies deter criminals.

“We are also building a forensic laboratory, to help the Police and other security agencies in crime detection and prevention.”

In a remark, the State Director of Security Kaduna, Alhaji Idris Koya noted that, the meeting was originated by the Director State Service, Alhaji Yusuf Nagaji Bichi to enable the state Directors regularly to come together and brainstorm on the increasing spate of insecurity bedevilling the region, exchange ideas and proffer possible solutions.

The Commissioner of police Kaduna, Mr Umar Muri who deliver speech on behalf of other security agencies present at the event appealed to all security outfit across the state to strengthen collaboration to achieve more success in the fight against criminals.

Present at the occasion were the Kaduna state commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Mr Samuel Aruwan and heads of other various security agencies.

AMINU DALHATU

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