The Commissioner of Police, Kaduna Command Yekini Ayoku has embarked on a familiarization visit to military formations in the state capital. He started the visit at the headquarters of 1-Division Nigerian Army, where he was received by the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 1-Division, Major General Kabir Mukhtar.
Ayoku also informed the GOC that his visit was to acquaint himself with the Officers and men of the pioneer Division and to equally appreciate them for their enduring interagency collaboration and synergy being enjoyed.
He however pledged the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force in fostering a more cordial relationship with all security agencies, especially the military.
On his part, Mukhtar assured the Commissioner of the Army’s steadfast in civil aid and support to the Police in internal security.
Ayoku also visited the Nigerian Air Force Base 453 Base Services Group, and was received by the Commanding Officer of the group Air Commodore Ademuyiwa Adedoyin. He however applauded the Nigerian Air Force for its role in providing air cover to ground troops, leading to successful routing of insurgents and bandits.
The Commander of 453 Base, while appreciating the commissioner’s visit, said the Air Force would continue to provide air surveillance and reconnaissance across mapped area of security interest.