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    Inter-agency collaboration, civil military relations key to addressing insecurity - Army commander


    The Commander 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Linus Udeagbala has reiterated his commitment to ensuring effective inter-agency collaboration and cordial civil-military relations with all civil and paramilitary organizations.

    This, he said, is necessary in order to checkmate the security challenges within the Brigade's area of responsibility.

    The Commander stated this recently while receiving the newly posted Director, State Security Service (SSS), Zamfara state command and the state coordinator, Defence Health Maintenance Limited (DHML) during their separate courtesy visits to the Brigade.

    In his remarks, the new Director of the SSS Mr Mohammed Wakili, commended the leadership of the Nigerian Army and the Brigade commander in Zamfara for his continuous partnership, support and cordial relationship with the SSS which according to him, has continued to yield obvious benefits in the ongoing Operation Harbin Kunama III in the state.

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    “The successes achieved so far attest to the sheer commitment and resilience of the soldiers and personnel of other security agencies in zamfara State, and the more we work as a team, the more successes that will be recorded,” a statement sent to Legit.ng by Brigade 1 spokesman, Lieutenant Ayobami Oni-Orisan quoted the DSS boss as saying.

    Similarly, the state coordinator of the DHML, Lieutenant Commander Yusuf Barka (rtd) appreciated the Brigade commander for his unwavering commitment to troops welfare and assured him of the continuous support of DHML in effective handling of medical needs of 1 Brigade personnel and their families.

    Present at the occasion were the Chief of Staff of the Brigade, Colonel Christopher Ataki, Brigade Intelligence Officer, Major Abubakar Bello, members of DHML management team and key officials from the SSS, Zamfara state command.

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    Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has blamed the violence and banditry in the country on embittered politicians who lost in the last general elections.

    Buratai said this on Wednesday, May 15, during the visit by three House of Representatives committee at the military’s headquarters of the Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno state.

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