Gov. Sani Bello hosts security agencies.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has applauded all the security agencies for their efforts towards ensuring peace in the state.
Gov. Sani Bello gave the commendation when he hosted heads of security agencies in the state, Permanent Secretaries, Director Generals, Board members, Commission members and Parastatals to a special Iftar (breaking of fast) at his official residence, Government House, Minna, the state capital.
The governor observed that there is relative peace in the state now compared to what was obtainable.
He attributed the appreciable peace in the state to the collective efforts by the government and security agents.
According to him, “We collectively evolved strategies to move Niger State from Security issues to administrative matters.
“There is synergy among the security agencies which has made it possible to achieve the successes made”.
The governor also appreciated all the permanent secretaries in the state for providing the needed support to his administration. He said his administration has recorded lots of successes which some are obvious and some would be better appreciated after his exit.
The governor who noted that he has been able to appoint about 30 permanent secretaries based on merit, and have been hardworking, charged them to extend their support to the next administration especially as it is the same party.
Similarly, Gov. Sani Bello commended all the Director Generals, Board and Commission members as well as all those who have been supportive to his administration.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Niger State Command, Joshua Ogundele Ayodeji, in his remarks on behalf of all the Security agencies in the state, acknowledged that the security challenges have been tamed to a reasonable level especially on the issue of youth restiveness in Minna metropolis.
He said the security agencies in the state have enjoyed high level support from the Governor, describing him as “a listening and supportive Governor”.
Dr. Imam Abubakar who also spoke on behalf of all the Permanent Secretaries in the State said it is a privilege to work closely with Governor Sani Bello and be part of his success stories.
He assured that the Permanent secretaries will continue to work hard for the benefit of the state.
Special prayers were made by the Director General, Religious affairs, Abubakar Rabiu Beji, and Dr. Joseph Kolo.
The governor has hosted past and present State Assembly members, the 8th and 9th State of Assembly members, present and past commissioners as well as former and serving Special Advisers to the special iftar.