The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, has commended Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s support to the Nigerian Air Force and other security agencies in the state.
This was disclosed in a message, conveyed by the new Air Officer Commanding, Ground Training Command, Enugu, Air Vice Marshal I.O. Daramola, when he paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, on Tuesday.
Daramola was at the Government House, Enugu, to formally inform Gov. Ugwuanyi of his assumption of office as the Air Officer Commanding, (AOC) Ground Training Command, Enugu.
The AOC reassured the governor of its commitment to the security and development of Enugu State.
Daramola expressed satisfaction with the supportive role of Ugwuanyi in ensuring internal security in Enugu State and beyond.
According to him, it is this support that has ensured that Enugu has remained the most peaceful state in the South East geo-political zone.
Daramola said, “That goes with the fact that the numerous legacy infrastructure projects you have put in place, especially the roads within Enugu and in the rural areas are part of those things that ensured the state remains secure”.
Responding, Gov. Ugwuanyi welcomed the new Air Vice Marshal to Enugu State. Stating that his administration’s partnership with the NAF in the state remained cordial.
The governor noted that the NAF had always played a major role in the security architecture of Enugu State. He also reassured him that the state government would continue to collaborate with NAF. Alongside other security agencies to effectively discharge their duties.