Insecurity: Gov Bala Raises Alarm Over Operation of Suspicious Helicopter
By Isiyaka Wunti
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has raised alarm over the suspicious movement of unknown helicopter operating around Lame-Burra Forest.
He disclosed this when he granted audience to the Newly posted Air Officer Commanding Special Operation Command, Air Vice Marshal Tajuddeen Yusuf in Bauchi.
Governor Bala Mohammed said he was speaking based on the intelligent reports received from security agents and the local community over the suspicious movement of the helicopter.
He called on personnel of Nigerian Air Force to intensify surveillance in the area with a view to identifying the suspected helicopter to protect people’s lives and property.
The Governor said the call for the intensification of security operations in the area by the officers and men of the Nigeria Air Force became imperative considering the present security situation in most parts of the country.
He reiterated his administration’s commitment to provide all the necessary support to consolidate on the gains recorded in the fight against various forms of criminality across the state.
Earlier, the Air Officer Commanding Special Operation Command Bauchi, Air Vice Marshal Tajuddeen Yusuf said the Command was aware of the situation and investigation are ongoing with a view checking the trend and apprehending the suspected helicopter for appropriate action.
Air Vice Marshal Tajuddeen who commended the State Government for its concern over the security threat in the state, called on the public to assist the command with useful information to discharge its duties diligently.