Emirs of Kano, Zauzau visit CDS, pray for armed forces

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By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Emir of Kano Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and his Zazzau counterpart, Mallam Ahmed Bamali on Friday, paid separate courtesy visits to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa in Abuja.

This is contained in a statement by the Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, on Friday in Abuja.

The Emir of Zauzau who earlier visited, commended the CDS for his foresight in Visiting the palace to condole with the emirate over the death of about eight worshippers in  recent Zaria Central Mosque collapse.

Bamali who commended the military for maintaining peace in the nation prayed for the Armed Forces of Nigeria ( AFN) to achieve more successes in all its  operations.

Also, the Emir of Kano, who led other emirate chiefs to DHQ, said the military had made significant contributions to the history of Nigeria.

Bayaro expressed appreciation to the armed forces for immense sacrifices it had continued to make to nation building.

He said there was the need for the military to be encouraged, while commending the good working relationship between the emirate council and the 3 Brigade Nigerian Army in Kano.

He gave assurance that the traditional rulers would continue to support the military to safeguard the nation.

In his response, the CDS said the Emirs’ visit would go a long way in boosting the morale of the troops and thanked them for their show of love to the armed forces.

He assured Nigerians of the military resolve to tackle insecurity in the country and promised to deal decisively with insecurity along Zaria axis and other troubled parts of the nation.

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Musa assured the nation that Nigeria would record remarkable progress under the leadership of President Bola Tinubu.

He also thanked the Emir and the good people of Kano for their resilience to insecurity challenges in the North West and pledged to support all parts of the nation to combat criminalities. (NAN)www.nannews.ng

Edited by Modupe Adeloye/Isaac Aregbesola

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