As part of the measures to boost the police’s operational abilities across Katsina State, Governor Aminu Bello Masari, has commissioned the office of one of the two new Police Area Commands approved by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris for the state.
This is just as the construction of the Nigerian Army new battalion also in Malumfashi has commenced among other structures the government had gone extra mile to build for security agencies.
Speaking during the commissioning ceremony of the Malumfashi Area Command office of the Nigeria Police Force, the governor assured that his administration would continue to support security agencies to perform their statutory role of maintaining law and order.
According to him, the security of lives and property would continue to be the concern of the present All Progressives Congress (APC) -led administration in the state and the country. Masari emphasised the need for the public to assist security agencies with useful informations to fish out suspected criminal elements in the society while extolling the contributions of his administration’s amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and persons with illegally acquired arms in the state to boosting the prevailing peace across the state.
In his remarks, the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakil, expressed gratitude to the governor over the rehabilitation of vehicles and
structures of the police including the monthly procurement of fuel for the
command. The Katsina CP, who commended Inspector General of Police for approving twonew area commands in Malumfashi and Dutsinma, stressed that the development would boost security network in the state.
Meanwhile, the construction of a new battalion of the Nigerian Army in Malumfashi has reached appreciable level of completion, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has said.
Inspecting the project, Governor Masari accompanied by the Commanding Officer of 17 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army in Katsina, Brigadier General Lukman Omoniyi, expressed satisfaction with at the pace of the project.
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