New FCT Police Commissioner Pays Working Visit to Guards Brigade, Calls for Strategic Cooperation  

As part of efforts geared towards achieving total security of the Federal Capital Territory and it’s environs and to ensure continoius synergy between the Nigerian Army and the Police, the new Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, CP Sadiq Abubakar on Wednesay 1st February 2023 paid a working visit to the Commander Guards Brigade, Brigadier General Aminu Umar at the Aguyi Ironsi Cantonment Asokoro Abuja.
In his remark, CP Abubakar appreciated the Commander and his Officers for the warm reception noting that his visit to the Brigade was home coming having  been trained by a former Guards Brigade Commander, Late Brig Gen Maxwell Kobe.
He disclosed also that he has spent most of his service years in the Federal Capital Territory working hand in hand  with officers and personnel of Guards Brigade.
He pointed out that his visit was to formally seek  the Commander’s strategic support to enable the police and other security agencies operating within the Federal Capital Territory succeed against criminal elements that may be tempted to disturb the peace of the citizens especially as the 2023 general elections draws closer.
The FCT Police Commissioner affirmed that Nigeria Police has in the past enjoyed the cordial relationship that has thrived over the years between the Brigade and the Police
He stressed that the Police Command under his watch in the Federal Capital Territory looked forward to a more robust cordial relationship to enable him succeed in his task of securing the Federal Capital and it’s environs.
CP Sadiq was accompanied by the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Administration ACP Emmanuel Inyang and the Command PR0 Josephine Adeh
Responding, the Commander Guards Brigade Brigadier General Aminu Umar while congratulating the new Federal Capital Territory Police Commissioner on his appointment also thanked him for choosing the Brigade as an important point of collaboration to call on.
He assured the New Police Commissioner of the Brigade’s total support in the area of operations and strategic collaboration stressing that as the lead agency, the police has continued to play very vital roles in addressing issues of conflict that may be hoodwinked by some unscrupulous elements who seize every opportunity to  cause chaos between the Nigerian Army and other security agencies.
The Commander assured that Guards Brigade remains steadfast and committed in providing the needed role to ensure that issues of security challenges within the federal Capital Territory and it’s environs are given urgent priority whenever they pop up, to ensure the safety of all and sundry, particularly resident in the Federal Capital Territory and it environs.
Climax of the visit was the presentation of souvenir by the Commander as well as the visiting Commissioner and group photograph.

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