By Abbanobi-Eku Onyeka
The chairman, Kuje Area Council (KAC), Hon Abdulahi Suleiman Sabo has called on security agencies to unite in the fight against insecurity.
He also promised to make learning conducive for pupils and eradicate diseases in the area council.
In a release signed by the information officer, Nimrod Koce, the executive chairman stated this when FCT Commissioner of Police (CP), Bala Ciroma visited him .
Sabo said that the council had the vastest land mass in FCT, bordering Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa States, with population explosion due to its proximity to the city center which he said made it prone to insecurity.
He said all hands must be on deck to fight insecurity in the area, saying the rise in kidnapping and other criminal activities within and around Kuje should not be the responsibility of the security agencies alone.
The chairman explained that directives have already been given for the assessment of all uncompleted Police outpost to see the support the Area Council can give.
He therefore hailed the CP for establishing another divisional office at Gudun Karya ward and pleaded for more outposts and deployment of officers and men to Kabin Mangoro where he said there was already an existing Police unoccupied police structure, just as he promised the CP of the Council’s readiness to support his officers and men in performance of their duries.
In his response, the CP, Bala Ciroma assured him of confidentiality for every information given the force to enable them do their job, informing that the force has deployed specialized vehicles for the purpose of eventualities.
He informed that there were available emergency control room numbers for the general public in the event of insecurity. CP Balla Ciroma added that the FCT command was battle-ready against crime. Promising to look into deployment of more men and security in the council, he pleased for logistics for effective performance.