Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai of the Nigerian army today visited Governor Darius Ishaku at the Government house Jalingo.
H.E Arch. Ishaku said his administration has always sought after the collaborative efforts of the Nigerian army towards the maintenance of peace.
He stated that he still hopes for a well equipped Nigerian Police force in other not to stretch the Nigerian Army who are tasked with the responsibility of protecting the territorial integrity of the nation.
Governor Ishaku assured General Buratai of his full support in all of their assignments and the continuous welfare of his soldiers in the state with the efforts made on the on-going renovation work at the twenty model barracks Serti Baruwa, Gashaka Local Government Area.
Earlier, General Buratai expressed his concord to joining forces with other security agencies in safeguarding the lives and property of the citizens. He said his visit would be extended to Gembu, Sardauna Local Government Area for a recon mission for the deployment of soldiers in order to checkmate the influx of unwanted individuals.
The General also showed his excitement on the upgrading of the Serti barracks to a model barracks with the introduction of the mobile banking system by first bank of Nigeria and soon to all other units in the state.
A symbolic crest and plaque was presented to Governor Darius Ishaku Dickson Ishaku by the Chief of Army staff.