Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the deployment of additional troops to the state.
The Governor made the commendation when he received the General Officer Commanding, GOC, Nigerian Army, One Divivision, Kaduna, Major-General Garba Wahab, who visited him at Government House in Katsina.
He said the deployment of additional troops to Katsina, being a border state is highly commendable as it would ensure vigilance.
The governor acknowledged the role played by the army in ensuring quick return of normalcy after the recent robbery attack in Daura.
“Governor Shema also assured of government’s continued protection of the lives of citizens and their property, noting that government would not rest on its oars in ensuring peace and stability in the state”.
While thanking the GOC for the visit, The Katsina State Governor also appealed to traditional rulers, the clergy and community leaders in the state to give maximum support to the security agencies in their operations.
He said the state would continue to partner with security outfits to achieve results.