Governor Kefas visits security agencies in Jalingo


Taraba State Governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas on Monday 18th September, 2023 visited military and paramilitary formations in a bid to recalibrate the security architecture to effectively protect the lives and property of the citizens.


The Governor underlined that his administration will not let its guard down in the fight against insecurity so that citizens can sleep with their two eyes closed.



The Governor described the visit as a follow-up visit since the security chiefs had previously visited.


The visit is also a part of Dr. Agbu Kefas’ resolute efforts to address the issue of insecurity in some parts of State and to raise the morale of security organizations as they carry out their fundamental duty of defending society.


The Governor’s visit included stops at the Department of State Service, the Nigerian Army’s Sixth Brigade Headquarters, the State Police Command, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, and the Federal Road Safety Commission.


Other locations visited in Jalingo were the State command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, the Nigerian Immigration Service, the Nigerian Correctional Service, Taraba State Fire Service, and the Taraba Marshal Security Guards LTD.


In meetings with security personnel and traditional leaders, which the Governor frequently convened in an effort to enhance the state’s security situations, he repeatedly reaffirmed his commitment to the protection of lives and property of all Tarabans.


The visit, without a doubt, conveyed the Governor’s strong and reassuring intention to personally see to it that the security formations work in accordance with his vision of making Taraba State safe and secure in order to promote investment in the agriculture, mining, and tourism sectors among others.


The Governor also visited the State College of Nursing and Midwifery where he inspected the ongoing rehabilitation of infrastructure projects in the institution and the site of new Government House.

Dr. Agbu Kefas was accompanied on the visit by the State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Aminu Abdullahi Alkali, the Secretary to the Government of the State, Chief Gebon Timothy Kataps, and the Commissioner of Information and Reorientation, Hajiya Zainab Usman Jalingo among other top officials.