From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna.
The Niger State Government has reiterated the commitment of the present administration to ensure the sustenance of synergy with security agencies to enhance protection of lives and property of the people.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made this disclosure when he visited the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammad.
He said that the present administration’s support and collaboration with the various security agencies in the state has helped in improving on the already existing peaceful coexistence and minimizing activities of illegal miners in the state.
Responding, the Commandant General of the NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammad hinted that 1,500 Agro Rangers have already been trained and deployed to provide security for agro-allied investments across the country.
He stated that the establishment of Agro Rangers has greatly reduced cases of farmers/herders clashes, cattle rustling and kidnapping in most parts of the country.