The General Officer Commanding 3 Division Nigeria Army Jos, Major General Benson Akin Oroluyo has assured to partner with the people of Gombe State towards maintaining peace and security in the state.
The GOC who gave the assurance when he led his team on a courtesy visit to Gombe State Deputy Governor, Mr Charles Iliya said, security was a collective responsibility of both security operatives and the public.
“The peace we have in Nigeria is not what we desire for we need more”.
Major General Akin Oroluyo who said, he was on a familiarization visit to commands under him, explains that he is working with the directives of the Chief of Army Staff to ensure that the army personnel are more proactive in discharging their duties.
“Gombe state has been very peaceful and let be more to have more development”. he said
However, the GOC commended Gombe State Government for prompt support to security agencies in the state.
Responding to the Gombe State Deputy Governor Mr Charles Iliya said, the peace enjoyed by Gombe people was a result of the cordial relationship that exists between the security agencies and the people.
He assured to continue providing support to the security agencies serving in the state in the maintenance of the existing peace in the state.