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Ogun donates patrol vehicles, motorcycles to fight crime


Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, with Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun test-driving one of the 100 patrol vans donated to the police by the state government…yesterday

To assist the Nigeria Police Force effectively combat crime, the Ogun State Government yesterday donated 100 Patrol vehicles and 200 motorcycles to the State Police Command.

State Governor, Dapo Abiodun handed over the donation to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu at a ceremony held at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Abiodun said his administration was determined to ensure peace within the state hence it would leave no stone unturned to achieve this, saying he was aware that investment in the state would grow only under a peaceful atmosphere and therefore security is paramount.

Adamu had earlier addressed officers at the State Police Command headquarters, Abeokuta, where he stated that measures had been put in place to equip the police effectively fight crime, without risking their lives; adding that the Federal government would provide state of the art equipment to assist them effectively combat crime. He assured that no officer of the force would die again while fighting crime. He also disclosed that the federal government has acquired patrol vehicles fitted with security cameras that would enable patrol team identify and diagnose crime scenes even from a faraway distance. He promised officers of an improved and redefined welfare package in the course of serving their fatherland.


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