The Kaduna State Police Command has reiterated its commitment towards providing all the necessary support to Ahmadu Bello University to strengthen security in the institution.
The newly appointed Commissioner of Police for the Command, Mudassiru Abdullahi, made this known when management staff of the University led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof. Ahmed D. Ibrahim, visited the command in Kaduna to congratulate him.
Abdullahi described Ahmadu Bello University as a huge institution with massive structures all the over place, stressing that all hands must be on deck to strengthen security in the University and neighbouring communities.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof. Ahmed D. Ibrahim, had earlier told the Commissioner that they were at the Command to congratulate him on behalf of staff, students and management of the University on his “well-deserved appointment as Police Commissioner, Kaduna State Police Command”.
Prof. Ibrahim, who stood in for the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, said that Abdullahi’s appointment glaringly showed the confidence that the Inspector General of Police had in his ability and capacity to perform.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor expressed gratitude to the Command for the donation recently to the University of a refurbished Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) which had added value in responding to security challenges in and around the University community.
Prof. Ibrahim also expressed the belief that the age-long cordial relationship that existed between ABU and the Command would continue to grow and be sustained.
Members of the University Management led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor on the visit to the Command included Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Prof. Sani A. Abdulahi; Dean of Students, Prof. Muhammad Fatihu; and Director, University Health Services, Prof. Muhammad S. Isah.
Others were Ag. Chief Security Officer of the University, Malam Ashiru T. Zango; Director, Public Affairs Directorate, Malam Auwalu Umar; Deputy Registrar and Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, Malam Auwal Y. Mohammed; and Principal Assistant Registrar, Mr. I.D. Voh.
Public Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice Chancellor,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Friday, 10th September, 2021