Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said that the state would partner with the Nigeria Police on improved security.
Governor Sani Bello stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, according to a statement by Jibrin Baba Ndace, Chief Press Secretary to the governor.
He said, “In line with the cardinal priority of our administration and the determination to ensure peace and security, Niger State Government will partner with the Nigerian Police on how best to improve on the security situation in the state.”
The governor who expressed confidence in the police added that he was delighted with the resolve by the Inspector General to ensure improved security in the Niger state.
“We had a very fruitful discussion with the IGP with regards to how security can be improved within the state. I am glad that the response I got from him shows that effort is being made by the Nigerian Police to improve on the situation in Niger State,” he said.
In his remarks, the Inspector General, Ibrahim Idris, said the Nigerian Police and Niger State Government were planning collaborations to deal with the security challenges in the state.
The IG who acknowledged that there were security challenges in recent times in Niger State, said the police and the government had decided to come together to see how best this challenges would be addressed.
“As you are aware of recent, we have been having few security challenges in the state. We have decided to partner together to see how this challenges would be effectively addressed,” he said.
“We have planned a lot of strategies to see how best to improve security situation in Niger State.”
He then called on the people of Niger State to support the police to serve them better.