Sokoto – Gov. Aminu Tambawal of Sokoto State, has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari would reposition the country’s armed forces for optimal performance.
The governor made the remark on Wednesday in Sokoto during the inauguration of the refurbished Army Officers Mess at 1st Brigade Command.
He also expressed confidence that with the state-of-the art equipment currently being provided for the armed forces, the security challenges, especially the North-East would soon be overcome.
“History has shown that Buhari demonstrated professionalism when he was the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Armoured Division, Maxwell Kobe Cantonment, Rukuba in Jos,’’ he said.
Tambuwal commended the officers and men of the 1st brigade command for the contributions they had made in sustaining peace in the state.
He said that arrangements had been concluded to establish skill acquisition centre at the barracks to train youths and women in various trades.
Earlier, the Brigade Commander, Brig.-Gen. Oluwafumilayo Soleye, pledge to work to sustain the cordial relationship existing between the army and the people of the state. (NAN)