The North-east zone of the State Directors of Security Services (SDSes) Thursday held its third quarter 21st-23rd conference in Damaturu, with the aim of proffering solutions that would tackle security challenges confronting the North-east and the country in different forms, methods and trends.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state who declared the two- day conference open said the 9th conference of state directors, Department of State Services (DSS) is coming at the time when the zone is faced by increased security problems and a time when the state is fighting with determination and dedication to ensure safety of lives and properties of people.
Represented by his deputy, Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana, Buni stated that the relative peace the state is enjoying made displaced persons return to their various communities.
“To overcome such challenges, Yobe state government under Governor Buni has created job opportunities through Ministry for Wealth Creation, reconstruction of projects in the areas of education, electricity among others,” Buni said.
In his remarks, chairman North-east zone of the state Directors of the security services and Bauchi state DSS director, Hassan Abdullahi, said the conference was the sequence of zonal quarterly conferences initiated by the service to bring together state directors within the country’s various geopolitical zones with a view to brainstorming on the general security situation of their respective zones.