Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has assured the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali-Baba, of maximum support and cooperation to enable the police to tackle insurgency in the state.
Buni made the pledged when the IGP paid him a courtesy visit on Thursday in Damaturu.
He said that such support to security agencies was critical towards ending the decade-long insurgency that claimed many lives and destroyed property in the North East.
The governor said the state government had donated 10 vehicles to the police and allocated plot of land to fast track construction of 79 Police Mobile Unit, Buni Gari as well as Command Secondary School and Police Hospital, Damaturu, among others.
Buni, however, appealed to the IGP to deploy more policemen and Armoured Personnel Carriers to the state, to augment clearance operation against remnants of the insurgents.
In his remarks, Alkali-Baba, announced that the Federal Government had released fund to the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper