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Abiodun charges new 35 Artillery Brigade Commander to enhance security architecture

By Eniola Daniel
15 December 2021   |   4:27 am
Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has charged the new Brigade Commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig.-Gen. Isa Abdullahi, to commence his duty from where his predecessor stopped.

New Commandant, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig.-Gen. Isah Abdullahi (left); outgoing Commander, Brig.-Gen. Adewale Adekoya and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, during a courtesy visit to the governor on a change of guard at the command in Abeokuta…Ogun State.

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has charged the new Brigade Commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig.-Gen. Isa Abdullahi, to commence his duty from where his predecessor stopped.

Abiodun, who officially received the new Brigade Commander in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, noted that the co-operation between the security architecture had been responsible for the peace currently being enjoyed in the state.

He commended the immediate past Brigade Commander, Brig.-Gen. Adewale Adekoya, for being a tenacious and amiable officer during his time in the state, declaring that he discharged his duties creditably well.

Abiodun said that his administration had reinvigorated the Security Trust Fund, created the Joint Special Intervention Squad, as well as got the approval of the Chief of Army Staff to restart OPMESA in the state.

He added that equipment, such as communication gadgets, motorcycles, vehicles, bulletproof vests and helmets had been provided for the use of security agencies in the state.

In his remarks, the outgone Brigade Commander, Adekoya, while appreciating Abiodun for supporting him during his stay in the state of his birth, noted that it had been a great privilege to serve in the state.

The new Brigade Commander, Abdullahi, who disclosed that issues relating to the peace and security of the state were dear to him, added that he would perform his role professionally towards ensuring that the peace and security of the state are sustained.

Abdullahi also gave the assurance that he would do his best by contributing his quota towards actualising a more peaceful and secured Ogun State.