The Commander Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) and General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Ibrahim Ali on Saturday inaugurated a 20 man crisis intervention committee to assist the troops in tackling communal crisis and criminalities in Sanga Local Government area of Kaduna State.
In his remarks, the Commander noted the constitutional responsibility of the security agencies to protecting lives and properties of the citizens which he said is achievable through support and cooperation of the people.
He said security is everybody’s business that requires collective efforts of everyone for meaningful development to strive.
The STF Commander further revealed that the inauguration of the committee is one amongst many none kinetic measures employed by OPSH to deliver on its mandate of peaceful coexistence and security of communities in its area of operation.
A statement by Major Ishsku Takwa, Spokesman, quoted the Commander charging the committee members to be just, fair and neutral in discharging their responsibilities.
Addressing the troops, Major General Ali warned that any personnel found performing illegal duties will face the full wrath of the law just as he charged them to always discharge their duties professionally.
Speaking during a visit to the District Head of Sanga, the Etum Gwantu, His Royal Highness, Reverend Joel Galadima reaffirmed the commitment of community leaders towards supporting security agencies.
Galadima said communities in Sanga have recently witnessed tremendous peace as a result of the increased activities of OPSH in the area.
Highlight of the event were the Inauguration of the committee members, decoration of a newly promoter Police officer, and cultural display