The Chief of Air staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has said that a Quick Response Unit of the Air Force would soon be established in Sokoto to support Operation Diramikiya across the north western zone.
Abubakar disclosed this when he visited Zamfara State Acting Governor, Sanusi Rikiji, at the Government House on Wednesday in Gusau.
He said he was in the state to assess the situation of the men and officers of the Force in the troubled areas, to ensure lasting peace.
The COAS commended the state government and residents for the support given to the security agencies in the fight against insurgency, especially on intelligence gathering.
Abubakar urged them to do more, saying intelligence report remains a critical means of winning any war.
Rikiji, who is also the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, lauded Abubakar for the visit, saying that it showed the concerns of the Federal Government concerning the problem bothering the state.
He assured that the state government would continue to support in all ways to ensure the success of the operation.