Kano: CP Usaini Gumel meets teams of VGN and NHFSS, ensure safety in state

Commissioner of Police Kano State Command CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel met the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) members of Kano State Command. The VGN met the Police force under the leadership of Alhaji Shehu Rabiu.

Commissioner of Police Kano State Command CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel met the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) members of Kano State Command. The VGN met the Police force under the leadership of Alhaji Shehu Rabiu.

On the 12th of July, 2023, they interacted with members of the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS). Commander, Alhaji Usman Mu’azu Abdullahi (Alaska), led the meeting.


The Commander of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), Kano State Command, Alhaji Shehu Rabiu (Kwamandan Yaki), delivered some remarks at the meeting. He stated, “We are at your office to seek your support and cooperation. No amount of words can express our appreciation to your good office for this working visit.” He also appreciated the police force’s willingness to work with the Vigilantes.

Further, the head of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria said: “We need your guidance in discharging our duties. The head added that they will continue to take advice, guidance and correction from the force. He applauded them for being professional in discharging their duties. Thank you for the warm reception, the Commissioner of Police, Sir”.

Further, the Commander of the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS), Alhaji Usman Mu’azu Abdullahi, also delivered remarks. He thanked the CP for a job well done in securing Kano State. He stated that whoever is in Kano must appreciate the good work of the Police.

We seek cooperation as we continue contributing our quota to safeguard the State from criminal elements. We are ready to give you support to succeed in your mandate. Thank you, our CP.”

Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, appreciates the members’ crime-fighting efforts. He commended their personnel’s dedication to ensuring a peaceful Eid-El-Kabir Sallah celebration.

The CP further stated that it’s in line with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun. He directed that all states and formations are taking on Community Policing implementation seriously.


He also assured that the Police Command would continue to operate open-door policing and keep synergising with the Military, Sister Security Agencies, and other State Security Outfits. They must collaborate with community Policing Stakeholders in the State to achieve a peaceful Kano State.

He also stated that the State Government is committed to addressing all security challenges. Furthermore, the Commissioner of Police called on the two Outfits to continue to give maximum cooperation as the issue of security is a collective responsibility.

He further cautioned all members on the uncontrolled use of uniforms, holding dangerous weapons, use of excessive force, and avoiding taking laws into their hands. He also directed them to continue to work closely with Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in their jurisdictions. The CP ended by appreciating members for the visit.

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