Sallah: Zulum Appeals For Deployment Of More Security Agents

Sallah: Zulum Appeals For Deployment Of More Security Agents
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Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri

Ahead of Sallah celebration, Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has urged for deployment of more security personnel of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) to mount 24-hour surveillance on the notorious Maiduguri- Damaturu highway for safety of citizens travelling in or out of the state to celebrate with families.

Following directive, the Commander RRR, Abioye Babalola has moved in surveillance and patrol vehicles to black spots along the route with heavy presence of combined personnel of RRS alongside military personnel on highway.

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A senior member of CJTF, who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity confirmed that heavy security surveillance has been mounted at Garin Kuturu, Auno, Jakana, Mainok, among other spots.

Effort of our correspondent to speak to RRS Commander was futile,

AljazirahNigeria learnt that the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) which comprises personnel of the police, Civilian Joint Taskforce (CJTF), vigilantes and hunters is a security unit formed by Borno State government to complement military efforts in protecting commuters and farmers on the troubled route.

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