The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has met the Executive Governor of Yobe state, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 on a strategic engagement in securing Yobe State during and after the yuletide.
Briefing the governor, General Buratai explained some of the military strategic efforts deployed at curtailing the activities of criminals and insurgents in Yobe State and other parts of north eastern Nigeria.
Fasnews gathered that, during the meeting which was held at the Damaturu Government House, General Buratai specifically assured the governor and people of Yobe state of drastic security measures embarked upon by the Nigerian Army in the North East to ensure that Damaturu-Maiduguri roads are secured, to safeguard lives and properties of the people.
He stated further that the army, in partnership with other relevant stakeholders, will have strategic engagements in the next few weeks to further improve security in the zone particularly in identified flash points.
Governor Buni in his response, commended the Nigerian army and other agencies for their concerted efforts and commitment in the fight against insurgency and banditry across the nation. He assured the continuous support of the state government in the fight against all forms of insecurity across the state, he attributed the relative peace been enjoyed in the state and the region to the commitment of the Nigerian Army and other security agencies.