Security: Malumfashi get new police area command office
The Katsina state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari says the security of lives and properties will continue to be of concern to the present APC administration in not only the state but the country at large.
Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking during the commissioning of Malumfashi Area Command office of the Nigeria Police Force held along Funtua road in Malumfashi.
Alhaji Aminu Masari assured that his administration would continue to support security agencies to perform their statutory role of maintaining law and order.
He told the people of Malumfashi that they need to be hospitable to the police personnel posted to work under the Area Command.
The Governor emphasized that there was need for members of the public to provide security agencies with useful information to fish out perpetrators of armed banditry, cattle rustling and kidnappings.
He spoke at length on the score card of the APC administration in the reduction of crime rate since assumption into office through the amnesty introduced for cattle rustlers in the state.
Also speaking, the state commissioner of police, Muhammad wakil expressed gratitude to Governor Masari for the support and assistance being rendered to the state police command in the area of rehabilitation of vehicles and structures of office accommodation as well as monthly purchased of petrol and diesel to the command.
Alhaji Muhammad Wakil announced that the new Area command would comprise of Kafur, Malumfashi, Musawa, Matazu,kankara and kusada. The commissioner of police harped on the need for community participation in controlling crime rate in the state.
He commended the the inspector general of police for approving two new area commands in Malumfashi and Dutsinma, stressing that the effort will boost security network in the state.
The new area commander ACP Abdullahi Hassan Ma’aji who thanked Governor Masari for the provision of the office accommodation also requested the state government to provide the new command with patrol vehicles and other logistics.
He assured that the Area command through operation ‘SHARAR DAJI’ Will continue to fight crimes for armed banditry, cattle rustling and kidnappings to be curtailed.
The Galadiman Katsina and District Head of Malumfashi, Justice Mamman Nasir and the Director of Administration in the local government, Alhaji Muhammad Danjuma Baure expressed gratitude to the state government and the police authorities for the opening of the area command in. Malumfashi.
They assured that every support and cooperation would be accorded for the command to achieve success in reducing crime rate to the barest minimum. Later Governor Masari accompanied by other dignitaries cut tape to declare the area command opened.