His Excellency Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR today received a courtesy call from the new Commander of Division 1 of the Nigerian Army, Major General M. Mohammed and his team.
Governor Ganduje in his remarks congratulated the new Commander and thanked him for the visit. He added that his administration has giving priority to security, which is why he has extended so many gestures including purchase of vehicles among other things to the Nigerian Army.
The Governor also briefed the team of plans to convert Falgore Forest into a military training, which the President has already given his approval for, and Chief of Army Staff has also visited the forest. Falgore is known for its kidnapping amd armed robbery in the past, which the state in partnership with the Nigerian Army has succeeded in putting a stop to it.
Maj Gen M Mohammed said he is at the Government House to present himself as the new Commander of Division 1, which consists of 9 states, and to also inform the governor of his operation tour of the devision to ascertain the situation on ground.
Salihu Tanko Yakasai
DG Media & Communications
Gocernment House Kano
December 5, 2017