In furtherance of his efforts to sustain prevailing peace and security in Gombe State, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, yesterday met with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Farouk Yahaya, at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.
Speaking to journalists shortly after a closed door meeting with the army chief, Governor Inuwa noted that his administration will continue to have constant engagement with the armed forces to safeguard the prevailing peace in Gombe State.
He commended the Nigerian Army and its sister agencies for their role and relentless efforts in containing the current insecurity bedeviling the nation.
He said, “I want to specifically thank the Chief of Army Staff for what he has been doing, especially considering the security situation in the country today. Even upon the numerous challenges across the country, they have been able to help us maintain the peace in Gombe State”.
He further stated that his administration will continue to seek the support and cooperation of the armed forces and other security agencies through constant engagement towards safeguarding the prevailing peace in Gombe.