Obaseki donates 150 bikes to state vigilante group
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has donated 150 motorcycles to members of Edo State Security Vigilante Network (ESSVN) to boost their operations in ensuring security of lives and properties across the state.
At the handing over of the motorcycles, at the Government House, Benin City, the governor said the motorcycles will boost the operations of ESSVN, enabling members of the group to access remote areas and provide security for Edo people.
“We are handing over 150 motorcycles to members of ESSVN to enable them access remote areas and provide security to our people. Please accept these motorcycles on behalf of the state government,” he noted.
Also, 18 sienna buses, purchased by the state chapter of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), were also donated to ESSVN.
According to the Commissioner for Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Monday Osaigbovo, the buses will also boost and motivate operatives of the security group in discharging their duties.
He said: “The governor has directed ALGON to focus more on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), hoping that as we get more IGR, we would raise more funds to buy more, but this is to support ESSVN.
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