ZAMFARA, Nigeria – Following the Construction of new Shinkafi Police Area Command Office by the Force Headquarters Abuja, the Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abutu Yaro has, on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu commissioned the new Police Area Command office in Shinkafi.
While commissioning the project, Yaro stated that the project was part of the determination and commitment of the Inspector General of Police and the federal government to provide a conducive working environment for officers and men of the Command.
He urged officers and men of the Area Command to make judicious use of the office and infrastructures provided therein.
He further enjoined the communities of the area and beyond to appreciate the gesture by supporting the police and other security agencies in their commitment to overcome the security challenges bedevilling the State.
Responding, the Sole Administrator of Shinkafi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abubakar Galadima commended the Nigeria Police for the new Area Command office, and assured that the people of the area would continue to assist the security agencies in finding lasting peace in the State.
“The commissioning of the Area command headquarters in Shinkafi town will go a long way in reducing the dastard activities that have taken over the Shiny Local Government Area entirely,” he added.
The event was attended by some prominent people of Shinkafi, including the Sole Administrator of Shinkafi Local Government Area, Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Science and Technology, Permanent Secretary Ministry for Security Home Affairs, Commander Zamfara State Road Traffic Agency (ZAROTA) and Community, religious leaders, among others.
The CP later addressed officers and men of Shinkafi Area Command and Division, including special constabulary.
He also met with stakeholders of Shinkafi Local Government Area at the Palace of Emir of Shinkafi.
Similarly, the commissioner visited Zurmi Local Government Area, where he paid a courtesy visit on His Royal Highness, the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
He commended the Emir and his emirate council for working assiduously with the police and other security agencies to ensure peace and security of the area.
CP Abudu urged them to do more in this regard, warning officers and men of Zurmi Division, including special Constabulary against unprofessional conduct.