Katsina Governor Hails Army Over Improved Security, Pledges Support


Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State 

By Sumaila Ogbaje

Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State has commended the Nigerian Army for the efforts of troops in tackling insecurity and restoring peace and stability in the state.

Radda gave the commendation, when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, on Monday in Abuja.

He said that the 17 Brigade in Katsina had been supportive to his administration in managing and tackling insecurity that had affected the state.

The governor said the visit was to seek for more support and discuss better ways to collaborate to tackle banditry, kidnapping and criminality in Katsina State.

According to him, Katsina is such a vulnerable state because it borders Niger Republic for a span of over 200 kilometers and over 200 kilometers of forest in about eight frontline local government areas.

“Because of the vulnerability and the number of the communities within those local governments in smaller unit, it makes it…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria