10th December, 2015
Commissioner of Police in Jigawa, Mr Usman Tilli, on Thursday said the command had deployed 400 policemen for Emir of Dutse’s 20th Anniversary and the ongoing Chief of Army’s Annual Conference in Dutse.
Tilli made this known when the Editor- in-Chief of NAN, Alhaji Lawal Ado, paid him a courtesy visit in Dutse.
He explained that 250 officers and men were deployed for Emir’s anniversary while 150 others were for the army’s conference.
Tilli said they did not envisage any breach of peace but that the step was taken to maintain peace, law and order throughout the events in the state.
The commissioner said there was no threat of security in the state but measures had been taken especially in border areas with other states that had security problem to ensure there was no influx of hoodlums to the state.
Tilli said 10 persons had been arraigned in connection with recent clash by farmers and pastoralists in Babura Local Government Area of the state.
He said police would ensure that there was peace between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in the state.
In his remarks, Ado commended efforts of security agencies for ensuring peace and stability in the state.
He said their efforts had placed Jigawa as one of the most peaceful states in the country.