Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said his administration has deployed modern technology gadgets such as CCTV to tackle the challenges of insecurity and ensure safety of citizens and their properties.
Gov, Ganduje disclosed this on Monday when he received the General Officer Commanding of the one division of Nigerian Army Kaduna, Kabiru Imam Muktar who paid him a visit at the Government House, Kano.
According to him, installation and deployment of modern technology has assisted greatly in curbing the criminal acts bedeviling the state.
Represented by his Deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the governor noted that, Kano is today one of the most peaceful states in the country due to prayers and synergy between the government and all the security agencies.
“In Kano we hold regular security meetings so as to analyse our operations and chart ways forward, infact we have included paramilitary agencies into the state security council”.
“The Commander 3 Brigade, I am sure will brief you about our efforts in provision of adequate logistics,” Ganduje said”.
He then assured of continued support and cooperation to the Nigerian Army towards ensuring peace and safety of Kano citizens.
Speaking, the General Officer Commanding of the One Division, Nigerian Army Kaduna, Kabiru Imam Muktar said he is on a visit to the Army units and formations under his command in Kano State.
Mukhtar, a Major General in the Nigerian Army explained that the first hand information they received from the citizens had assisted them alot in combating crimes.
“The cooperation and support given to us by Kano people has helped tremendously in our effort to contain criminality to the barest minimum.
“We are grateful to the traditional rulers and the citizens for their role in curtailing the farmers and herders conflict in the State”.
“I am indeed happy with the cordial relationship between the 3 Brigade and Kano people,” he said.
Muktar while reiterating commitment towards ensuring security of lives and properties of Kano people, commended Ganduje for executing laudable projects in the state.