Borno State Governor Prof Babagana Umara Zulum has inaugurated Al-Ansar Security Services Limited and its Corporate Headquarters with called for collaborate between security agencies and private security companies for preventing crimes in the State and the country at large.
Prof Umara Zulum made the called while inaugurating the Al-Ansar Security Services Limited and its Corporate Headquarters in Maiduguri on Tuesday.
“Private security guards are critical part of the security network system of any nation, this is because of the important role they play in safeguarding lives and properties of the populace.
“I strongly believe that if the security agencies collaborate with private security companies, there would be a definite drop in most of the common prevalent crimes.
The Governor also commend the Founder and President of the Foundation, Dr Mohammed Kyari, for investing in his home State, in spite of the lingering security challenges bedevilling the State and the North-East region in general.
“let me state without an iota of doubt that, Al-Ansar Foundation is among the fastest growing Organisations in the country, because of its laudable policies and programmes that has direct bearing on the most vulnerable in the society.
All praises are due to Allah (SWT) for His mercies and blessings upon us and the entire humanity. May His peace and blessings be upon His Prophet and Messenger Muhammad (S.A.W.), his entire Household and Companions. 2. Ladies and Gentlemen, Eminent Personalities here present, I am delighted to welcome you all to this auspicious, memorable and epoch making occasion of double celebration of the official Launching of our much-awaited Al-Ansar security outfit and the commissioning of our Corporate Headquarters here in the historic city of Maiduguri. It is our expectation that this event will once again bring to limelight the focus of Al-Ansar Foundation which is Service to Humanity. 3. Your Excellency, Distinguished Personalities here present.
Also speaking the President and Founder Dr Muhammad Kyari Dikwa said the establishment of Al-Ansar Security Services Limited (ASSL) is a demonstration and commitment of the Al-Ansar Foundation on determination to complement government efforts in uplifting the standard of living of societies through the creation of mass job opportunities and securing neighborhoods for growth and development.
“Our thoughts were predicated upon the fact that the private sector must come in to create employment opportunities that would complement government efforts in mopping up the thousands of idle youths roaming the streets, this will assist in surmounting lingering challenges of insecurity and sluggish economic growth caused by over decade of insurgency.
He said that the security outfit would be a veritable platform for employment generation for teaming youths.
“We hold a strong belief that our youths can now contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic development of our dear state and beyond by rendering services to humanity through this outfit.
“The idea of Al-Ansar Security Services Limited was not only born out of our desire to reduce unemployment, but for the obvious need to collaborate with relevant agencies of government to further strengthen the security architecture of our dear country, by ensuring safety of lives and properties and to make security available for all people, irrespective of class, ethnic, socio-economic status or religious affiliations in line with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
” Let me reiterate my deepest appreciation for the overwhelming show of support, encouragement and affection the Al-Ansar Foundation have enjoyed from the People and Government of Borno State under the leadership of His Excellency, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, mni, our Father, His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, (the Shehu of Borno) for his royal blessings and prayers always towards the Foundation and ASSL in particular.
“We want to also thank our Special Guest of Honour, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni the Commandant General of the NSCDC, our Guest Speaker of today’s occasion, the popular M.D. Abubakar,mni, the former IGP, Who is also the President of prestigious AANI, our technical partners Mr. Rony – the MD of Kougar Technology Solutions Limited, the Board, Management and Staff of Al-Ansar Security Services Limited (ASSL) and our gallant Guards for Humanity among others, for the advice, collaboration, commitment, patronage and support among others to the Foundation over the years.