The Kogi state government is to partner the Armed forces Defense information unit in ensuring adequate reportage of security and defence issues in the state.
This is contained in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for information and communication, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo when he paid a courtesy visit to the Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu at the Armed Forces Complex, Defence Headquarters, Abuja.
It states that the visit was aimed at the strengthening the cordial relationship between the state and Armed Forces defense information for supporting the State Government to defeat criminality in the state.
“We thanked the Armed Forces for contributing “immensely to re-writing the security story of Kogi State”.
“Let me use this opportunity to, on behalf of the Governor and the good people of Kogi State, thank say you” He said,
It explains that when the Governor came in 2016, Kogi was almost lost to crimes and terror but today, the Governor has rejigged the security architecture to a capacity capable of defeating the criminals.
It also states that the success was largely due to the support of the Armed Forces adding that with the right information, the nation can defeat terror and criminality.
On his part, the Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig. General Onyema Nwachukwu commended the Kogi State Government for its commitment to security of lives and property.
Highlight of the visit was the presentation of the Defence Magazine to the Commissioner.