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Kidnapping, banditry :El-Rufai holds emergency meeting with security agencies, traditional rulers


The Kaduna State Governor,Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has on Tuesday presided over an emergency security meeting with stakeholders.

In a statement by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, he said the meeting had in attendance heads of the military, police and other security agencies in the state, along with local government chairmen and district heads of communities most impacted by security challenges.

“Held behind closed doors, the emergency meeting took briefings from security agencies, chairmen of local government councils and district heads. Participants also heard from the state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, and Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, the Deputy Governor.


“Several resolutions were reached at the meeting for immediate action. The Governor tasked the District Heads to mobilise their communities to exercise vigilance and to support the security agencies with timely information.

“The Commissioner of Police, Umaru Muri, the Director of State Services, Idris Koya, Commandant Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, Rear Admiral Tanko Pani, Base Commander Nigerian Air Force, Group Capt HS Ahmed, and Commander Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) Kafanchan, Col. GU Akpan, attended the emergency meeting,”Aruwan added.


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