Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has commended the Nigerian military for exhibiting high sense of patriotism in carrying out various assignments within and outside the country.
He stated this in Sokoto when he hosted participants of Senior Officers Course 40 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, led by Team Leader Brigadier General O.R Aiyenigba who were on a study tour of Sokoto State
Speaking at a ceremony to welcome the participants in Government House, Tambuwal acknowledged the contributions of Nigerian security agencies in efforts to promote peace and security in the country.
He informed the team that Sokoto State government has cordial working relationship with the security agencies in the state.
He also urged them to be more proactive in sustaining peace and security in the country.
He said as they embark on the study tour, they will encounter various people-oriented programs executed by his administration for the benefit of the people.
He thanked the team for choosing Sokoto as the destination for their study tour.
In his remarks Brigadier-General Aiyenigba said they were in the state for their study tour with the theme: national security and youth empowerment.
He said they visited some projects executed by the present administration and some historical sites in the state.
They commended the governor for executing projects that have direct bearing to the lives of the people and urged him to continue with the good work to the people of the state.