Insecurity: Hunters, Army To Jointly Fight Crime In Adamawa

In support to the unwavering commitment of the Nigerian Army to decisively deal with all forms of criminalities in the country, the Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Services (NHFSS), Adamawa state has expressed its readiness to provide the needed support to troops of 23 Brigade.

A statement by lieutenant Adebayo Samuel Adewumi,Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, HQ 23 Brigade disclosed the development when the Commander Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Services, Adamawa State Chapter, Mr Aminu Hammanjoda Furo paid the Brigade Commander a courtesy visit at the Headquarters 23 Brigade, Gibson Jalo Cantonment Yola, the Adamawa State Capital.

Mr Aminu Furo stated that, the Hunters and Forest  security service was formed to  promote peace and security of the law abiding citizens of Adamawa state, especially in the remote communities where security presence are limited.

He expressed the readiness of the organization to provide the troops of 23 Brigade with timely security information that will aid timely response of troops to flush out miscreants that uses the forests as their hideouts to commit heinous acts.

Responding, the Commander 23 Brigade, Brigadier General Paul Kefas Zawaya commended the activities of hunters and reassures of his support to the organization. He highlighted that 23 Brigade is committed to wider consultation to collaborate with individuals , groups or organizations to deliver the mandate of a peaceful society.

Brigadier General Zawaya further commended the Executive Governor of Adamawa state, His Excellency Rt Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for his foresight of ensuring the hunters complement the security agencies in fighting all forms of criminalities in the state. 

He also charged the members of the organization to be neutral, fair, just and never victimize innocent citizens. He however reemphasize on the significance of timely information sharing to security agencies on activities of miscreants.

The visit was anchored by a group photograph with members of the organization.