Military Graduates 122 Local Vigilantes To Boost Security In Nigeria
The Theatre Command of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Ibrahim Ali has graduated 122 local vigilantes trained to assist the security agencies to ensure security of hinterland Communities in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, South West, Nigeria.
The development is part of Civil-military measures towards ensuring security of lives and property in the troubled parts of Kaduna State.
The Director Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko disclosed this during bi-weekly News briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
General Ali urged the trained vigilantes to be good ambassadors of their communities and discharge their duties effectively devoid of sentiment.
He stressed the need to imbibe the tenets of equality, fairness and neutrality in discharging their duties.
Furthermore, the Commander held peace meetings at the Headquarters of Operation SAFE HAVEN with Bemood Fulani Stakeholders, to sustain peace in the area.
According to him, ”the meeting was centred on the killing and rustling of Cattle at Kuru area in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, he urged the herders to be patient as efforts are ongoing to recover the rustled cows.”
In attendance were the Chairman Riyom Local Government Area, Member representing Riyom in the State House of Assembly, Miyetti Allah members and other community leaders from Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.