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Security: Zulum reaffirms support for security agencies 

The Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has reaffirmed his government’s continuous support to all security agencies including vigilante CJTF and hunters in the state.

This is to ensure effective safety of live and property of the citizenry with a view to ending 14 years of  Boko Haram  insurgency and stemming  other crimes  in the state.

The Borno state Commissioner of Information and Internal Security, Prof. Mohammed Usman Alhaji Tar, who  stated this  Tuesday during  his ministerial courtesy  visit  to the Department of Security Services (DSS), Borno state office, Maiduguri, said, “Our dear governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, is always ready to support security agencies in the state. He did it, he is still doing it and will continue to do so for peace to reign in Borno state and Nigeria at large.”

He assured of continuous cordial working relationship with the SSS and formidable synergy  and  commitment towards effective collaboration and partnership among security agencies  towards permanent restoration of peace in the state. 

While responding, the director of DSS, Borno state, Mallam Mamman Mannir Murtala, extolled the leadership virtues and unwavering commitment of Governor Zulum towards the safety of live and property in the state.

Murtala also appreciated and acknowledged the choice of the ministry’s new nomenclature and expanded mandate to include “Internal security” in its ministerial responsibilities to home affairs while  pledging the full support of the DSS to the  ministry to realise its mandate. 

The DSS boss also described the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Tar as Commissioner of Information and Internal Security as unprecedented. 

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