Umahi, Kyari laud military for improved security

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Christopher Gwabin Musa in his approach to leadership which is peoples centric has Wednesday 2024 paid a courtesy visits to the ministers of Works and Housing and Agriculture and food Security respectively.

A statement by Director Defence Information Brigadier General Tukur Gusau disclosed that during his visit to works ministry, the CDS commended the Minister, Senator Dave Omahi, for his efforts towards rehabilitating Nigeria deplorable high ways.

According to the CDS, good roads are pivotal to Military operations, while calling for urgent attention to roads in areas of military operations.

In his response, the Minister of Works and Housing , Senator Dave Omahi condoled with the CDS on the recent unfortunate killing of Military Personnel in Delta state.

He thanked the Armed Forces of Nigeria ( AFN) for it’s approach in handling the situation. Sen Umahi also commended the military for the renewed vigour in the fight against insecurity in Nigeria.

He further assured of his ministry readiness to partner the AFN to rehabilitate roads that are critical to military operations.

Similarly, General Musa, while speaking at the Ministry of Agriculture and food security, showed appreciation to the minister for the ministry’s giant efforts in addressing food security in the country.

He emphasised the AFN desire to work with the ministry to bring to an end the contentious farmer/ herders conflicts.

The Defence Chief also informed the Minister of the rediness of the Defence Headquarters to establish Defence Farms to encourage members of the Armed Forces to embrace farming culture.

The minister of Agriculture, Senator Abubakar Kyari who received the CDS in company of the minister of state, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi thanked Gen. Musa for being the first Chief of Defence Staff to visit the ministry.

He seized the opportunity to inform the CDS of government policies aimed towards improving food security in Nigeria.

Senator Kyari also commended the AFN for ensuring the safe return of farmers back to the farm lands.

He further maintained that citizens move freer now than before. He called for the need to collaborate more with AFN to ensure food sufficiency in our nation.