By Najem Francis, Sokoto
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has commended the Nigerian military for exhibiting a high sense of patriotism in carrying out various assignments within and outside the country.
He stated this 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 to efforts in promoting peace and security in the country.
He told the team that the state government had 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.
In his remarks, Brigadier-General Aiyenigba that said they were in the state for their study tour with the theme: national security and youth empowerment.
He said that they visited some projects executed by the present administration and some historical sites in the state.
He commended the governor for executing projects that have direct bearing on the lives of the people and urged him to continue with the good work.