By Abubakar Abdullahi
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has stressed that the security of lives and property of the citizenry remains paramount in his administration, and he will continue to work assiduously to safeguard it.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya stated this while receiving the newly posted Commander, 301 Field Artillery Regiment Gombe, Col. Musa S. Ahmed, in the company of the immediate past Commander, Col. Abu O. Ndah.
Governor Inuwa, while formally welcoming the new Commander, assured him of the State Government’s unwavering support to the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in combating security challenges and maintaining the prevailing peace and tranquility in Gombe State.
He used the occasion to commend the 301 Field Artillery Regiment Gombe for its role in strengthening the state’s security initiatives and ensuring peace and stability across the state.
The Governor also lauded the Nigerian Army in general for upholding professionalism on duty, pledging that his government would continue to sustain partnerships and maintain cordial relationships with them in the task of combating crimes and criminalities.
The Governor thanked the immediate past Commander, Col. Ndah, for his services to Gombe State and for contributing immensely to the maintenance of security during his period of service, and wished him success in his new assignment.
On his part, the new Commander, Col. Ahmed, urged for the continued support and cooperation of the government and people of Gombe State to the Nigerian Army, being an integral part of the security architecture in the State to enable them to achieve success in their national assignment.
He assured that he would work in synergy with the state government and sister-agencies towards maintaining peace, law, and order.
Also, the immediate past Commander, Col. Ndah, thanked Governor Inuwa for his unwavering support to the 301 FAR and the Nigerian Army, as well as other security agencies; and in particular, for his commitment to the protection of lives and property of the citizenry.
In a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli Director-General( Press Affairs) Government House, said the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, was present at the meeting.