Gov Lalong visits Civil Defence headquarters, says north’s insecurity surmountable

The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Abdulahi Muhammadu with Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong (right) during the governor’s visit to the NSCDC headquarter

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said that he will use his experience to unite the people of the state and surmount the security challenges in the north as the chairman of the Northern State Governors Forum.

The Governor said this when he visited the Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdulahi Muhammadu, at the headquarters in Abuja.

According to the governor, tolerance and unity among Nigerians were necessary ingredients for peace to prevail in the region and country at large and urged all citizens to embrace same.

The Governor commended the federal government for her support and timely intervention in the state by promptly sending in security personnel when needed.

Lalong lauded the NSCDC and other sister agencies in the maintenance of peace and promised to always support them to enable them carry out their responsibilities effectively.

The Commandant General of the Nigeria and Civil Defence Corps, Abdulahi Muhammadu, in response to the Governor’s remarks, commended the Plateau State Government for providing office accommodation for the NSCDC in the state valued at N400 million.

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