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How we are using modern technology to fight insecurity in Kano – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has stated that his administration has deployed modern technology such as Close Circuit Television, CCTV, to tackle the challenges of insecurity and ensure the safety of its citizens and their property.

Represented by his Deputy, Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna,the Governor disclosed this on Monday when he received the General Officer Commanding of the One Division of Nigerian Army Kaduna, Major General 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 that in the state earlier.

He noted that, Kano is today one of the most peaceful states in the country due to prayers and the synergy between the government and all the security agencies.

“In Kano, we hold regular security meetings so as to analyse our operations and chart the way forward. In fact, we have included paramilitary agencies into the state security council.

“The Commander 3 Brigade, I am sure will brief you about our efforts in the 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, One Division, Nigerian Army Kaduna, Major General Kabiru Imam Muktar said he is on a visit to the Army units and formations under his command in Kano State.

He explained that the first hand information they received from the citizens had assisted them a lot in combating crimes.

“The cooperation and support given to us by Kano people have helped tremendously in our effort to contain criminality to the barest minimum.

“We are grateful to the traditional rulers and the citizens for their roles 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.

Major General Muktar, while reiterating their commitment towards ensuring security of lives and property of Kano people, commended the Governor for executing laudable projects in the State.

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