Zulum Calls for More Deployment of Agro Rangers Personnel

Borno State Governor, Prof. Umara Zulum has solicited for more deployment of Agro Rangers personnel to the state as support towards improving on the security situation in the state in order to encourage farmers to go back to their farms.

Mr Zulum made this known when he paid a courtesy visit to the Commandant General NSCDC, Mr Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu in Abuja.

Lauding the Commandant General for being resilient and committed to his duty, the Governor said his efforts had paid off owing to the accolades being received from Nigerians.

The Governor noted the efforts by men of the Corps towards supporting the state government actualize its commitment to peaceful coexistence of the people, Mr Zulum said more deployment of the Agro Rangers personnel to the state will further improve on the security situation in the state and encourage farmers to go back to their farms.

Describing the visit as one which opens another vista in the relationship between the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Borno State Government, the Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu while congratulating the Governor for his assumption of office as the Governor of Borno State, he gave assurance that the Corps will not relent in meeting its desired objectives.

He noted that the Corps is currently equipping its Agro Rangers unit to meet up with numerous demands across the country, thus affirming that the Agro Rangers unit in the state will further be strengthened so as to provide the necessary services to the state.

The Commandant General reassured that Corps will continue to synergies with other security agencies towards ridding the community off criminal activities.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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