Gombe State governor commends Nigerian Army for contributions to peace and security

Gov Inuwa Yahaya (2nd right) together with the two army officers and the Secretary to the State Government.

By Williams Ago, Gombe

Gombe State governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, has commended the contributions of the Nigerian Army in the sustainance of the prevailing peace in the state.

The governor made the commendation while welcoming the newly posted Commander, 301 Field Artillery Regiment, Gombe, Col. Musa S. Ahmed, in company of the immediate past commander, Col Abu O. Ndah.

Welcoming the new commander, Governor Inuwa assured him of the usual support of the state government to the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in the task of combating security challenges and maintaining the prevailing peace and tranquility enjoyed in Gombe State. 

The governor who stressed that the security of lives and property of the citizenry remains paramount in his administration, promised to continue to work assiduously to guard it.

He said, the 301 Field Artillery Regiment, Gombe, deserve his special commendation for its role in strengthening the state’s security initiative, and ensuring peace and stability across the state.

The governor used the occasion to applaud the Nigerian Army in general for upholding professionalism on duty, pledging his government's commitment to continue to sustain the partnership and maintain cordial relationship with them in the task of combating crimes and criminalities. 

He also thanked the immediate past commander, Col Ndah, for his services to Gombe State, and for contributing immensely to the maintainance of security during his period of service, and wished him success in his new assignment.

The new commander, 301 Artillery Regiment, Col Musa S Ahmed, called for continued support and cooperation of the Government and people of Gombe State to the Nigerian Army, being an integral part of the security architecture in the State to enable them achieve success in their national assignment. He promised to work in synergy with the state government and sister-agencies towards maintaining peace, law and order. 

On his part, the outgoing commander, Col. Abu O Ndah, thanked Governor Inuwa for his unwavering support to the 301 FAR and the Nigerian Army as well as other security agencies; and in particular, the governor's commitment to the protection. 

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