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Kano govt to partner NAF to combat security threat

Kano govt to partner NAF to combat security threat

Hassan Bala Abubakar, Air Vice Marshal and Chief of Air Staff, has applauded the support of the Kano State Government under the stewardship of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf towards strengthening its operational mandate in the state.

Abubakar made the commendation when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf at Government House in Kano, saying the joint force of his troops with sister Security Agencies in combating internal security challenges in Kano and it’s yielding peace and stability of the Country.

He noted that the impact of Nigerian Airforce Personnel in several operations had led to arrest of bandits and kidnappers on wanted list of DSS in Kano, just as he reassured the State Government of NAF readiness to sustain internal stability.

The Kano born Chief however raised concern over encroachment of NAF land and re-allocation of its property. Abubakar pleaded for restoration of the land dedicated for its future expansion.

He also craved the Governor’s support in connecting the Kano State water facility to the NAF Base in the State for access to water supply.

Responding, Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf pledged State’s readiness to strength partnership with Nigerian Air Force in the discharge of its operational mandate of ensuring internal peace and stability in the State.

Yusuf disclosed the critical role of the Nigerian Airforce in securing the nation’s air security component and providing cover to the ground troops against the internal and external enemies.