10th November, 2022
By Ishaq Zaki
The Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Kolo Yusuf has restated its commitment to the provision of adequate security to ensure the protection of tertiary institutions of learning in the state.
Yusuf, stated this when he visited the Federal University Gusau, the Federal College of Education (Technical), and the Police Secondary School, all in Gusau, the state capital.
In a statement by SP Muhammad Shehu, the commissioner said the measure was in line with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba-Alkali, to provide adequate security to schools across the country.
“In compliance with the IGP’s directives, Mr Kolo Yusuf led Police Tactical Team to Federal University Gusau, Federal College of Education (Technical), and Police Secondary School Gusau for confidence building patrol.
“During the visit, the Police Commissioner met with the management of the schools, who took him around some of the strategic locations in their respective schools which were instantly assessed for security mapping, to safeguard lives and property.
“Kolo also made some paramount observations and advised the schools’ management appropriately,” the statement said.
The CP reiterated the commitment of the Command to the security and safety of all the schools across the state.
He urged the staff and students to be security conscious, and report suspicious movements to the police and other security agencies.
The statement further quoted the management of the schools as commending the IGP and the Police for their concern for the security of the schools.
“They promised to give all necessary support to the police and other security agencies in ensuring the safety of their schools”.