el-Rufai Convenes Emergency Meeting With Security Agencies, Traditional Rulers, Tasks Communities On Vigilance

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Governor el-Rufai of Kaduna State welcoming Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House ahead of the Chief of Army Staff Conference 2019 hosted by Kaduna.

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Tuesday presided over an emergency security meeting. The meeting had in attendance heads of the military, police and other security agencies in the state, along with local government chairmen and district heads of communities most impacted by security challenges.

This was contained in a statement signed by Kaduna State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made available on February 4, 2020.

Held behind closed doors, the emergency meeting took briefings from security agencies, chairmen of local government councils and district heads. Participants also heard from the state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, and Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, the Deputy Governor.

Several resolutions were reached at the meeting for immediate action. The Governor tasked the District Heads to mobilise their communities to exercise vigilance and to support the security agencies with timely information.

The Commissioner of Police, Umaru Muri, the Director of State Services, Idris Koya, Commandant Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, Rear Admiral Tanko Pani, Base Commander Nigerian Air Force, Group Capt HS Ahmed, and Commander Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) Kafanchan, Col. GU Akpan, attended the emergency meeting.

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