Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State, has said that collaboration between the federal and state governments was required to tackle the security challenges confronting the State.
Governor Sani Bello stated this on Wednesday in Minna, when he received the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Major General Danjuma Hamisu Ali- Keffi .
The Governor, however, stated that security was being beefed up in the state, adding that the GOC’s visit was an indication that the challenges in the state would soon be over in no distance future.
He said, “i am glad the GOC visited, we discussed the security situation. We briefed each other on the security situation across the State
“He has assured us that they will do whatever they can to in no distance time, that we will see responses in addressing the situation,’’ the Governor said.
Major General Ali, who was in Niger in continuation of the tour of Military formations under his Division, thanked the State Government and the people of Niger State for what he called as their support to the troops.
The GOC thereby assured that the security challenges in the state will soon be addressed to the satisfaction of every patriotic citizens.