The new Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, CP Sadiq Abubakar, paid a working visit to the Commander of the Guards Brigade, Brigadier General Aminu Umar at his office in Aguyi Ironsi Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja.

This, according to Captain Geoffrey Abakpa, Deputy Director of Army Public Relations for the Guards Brigade, is part of efforts to establish overall security for and around the Federal Capital Territory, as well as to maintain cooperation between the Army and the Nigerian Police.

In a comment, CP Sadiq Abubakar, while thanking the Commander and his officers for the warm reception, noted that his visit to the Brigade was a homecoming after being trained by a former Guards Brigade Commander, the late General of Brigade Maxwell Kobe and also spent most of his years of service in the Federal Capital Territory working alongside Brigade officers and personnel.

He said his visit was to formally seek strategic support from the Commander to enable police and other security agencies operating within the Federal Capital Territory to succeed against criminal elements that may be tempting to disturb the peace of citizens, especially as the 2023 general election approaches.

The FCT Police Commissioner stated that the Nigerian Police have in the past enjoyed the cordial relationship that has flourished over the years between the Brigade and the Police, and stressed that the Police Command under his supervision in the Territory of the Federal Capital expects a more solid cordial relationship to allow it to succeed in its task of securing the Federal Capital and its surroundings.

In response, the Guards Brigade Commander, Brig-Gen Aminu Umar, while congratulating the new Federal Capital Territory Police Commissioner on his appointment, thanked him for choosing the Brigade as an important point of collaboration to which go.

He assured the new Police Commissioner of the Brigade’s full support in the area of ​​operations and strategic collaboration, noting that as the lead agency, the police have continued to play very important roles in addressing issues of conflict that can be misled by some unscrupulous elements that they seize every opportunity to cause chaos among the Nigerian military and other security agencies.

The Commander assured that the Guards Brigade remains steadfast and committed to providing the necessary role to ensure that security issues within and around the FCT are given urgent priority whenever they arise.

The Commissioner was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner in charge of Administration, ACP Emmanuel Inyang and the PRO Force, Josephine Adeh.