The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has met behind close doors with House of Representatives members from the state, Kaduna State Assembly members, traditional and religious leaders from Birnin Gwari, Chikun and Igabi local government areas alongside heads of security agencies in Kaduna State.
At the meeting, Governor El-Rufai explained in details, security measures taken by the state government in the three local government areas and the state at large.
The heads of security agencies also took turns to reel out their operations and current state of security in the three local government areas.
According to a statement issued today by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the traditional and religious leaders and other stakeholders in the meeting made their submissions while heads of the security agencies responded with planned operational strategies which were unanimously adopted.
The House of Representatives and State Assembly members and other stakeholders also made comments at the meeting.
The roll call of federal and state legislators present at the meeting included the following:
Rt. Hon. Yakubu Umar Barde-Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency
Shehu Balarabe- Birnin Gwari/Giwa Federal Constituency
Zayyad Ibrahim-Igabi Federal Constituency
Rt. Hon. Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani-Igabi West State Constituency
Rt. Hon. Haruna Inuwa-Doka/Gabasawa State Constituency
Rt. Hon. Abdulwahab Kurminkogi-Ikara State Constituency
Hon. Ayuba Chawaza-Chikun State Constituency
Hon. Salisu Isah-Magajin Gari State Constituency
Hon. Bala Umar-Kakangi State Constituency
Hon. Shehu Yunusa-Kubau State Constituency
Hon. Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo-Zaria City State Constituency
Barr. Aisha Dikko-Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General
Muhammad Sani Abdullahi-Chief of Staff
HRH Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Jibril Zubairu II
HRH Etsu Chikun, Dr Danjuma Barde
Rt. Hon. Hassan Adamu Shekarau
Jafaru Ibrahim Sani-Commissioner Local Government
Hassan Usman-Commissioner Riot Damages, Rehabilitation and Resettlement
Samuel Aruwan-Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs
The security agencies were represented by the Garrison Commander, One Division Brig-Gen OJ Akpor, Commodore Yakubu Pani, Commandant Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, Air Commodore Ibrahim Sani, Base Commander Nigerian Air Force, DC Abdullahi Ibrahim, Idris Koya, State Director of DSS, BA Dutsinma State Commander NSCDC, and Col. Francis Omata representing Operation Safe Haven.