Ogun Govt Distributes Vehicles, Kits to Security Agencies
Ogun State government has distributed 60 vehicles, 200 bullet proof vests and 20 helmets to security agencies as part of efforts to improve security architecture in the state.
Speaking at the ceremony held at Arcade ground, Oke Mosan Abeokuta, the Inspector General of police Mr Usman Baba said that the vehicles and equipment would enhance operational efficiency of security agencies in the state.
While commending Ogun State government for putting in place Security Trust Fund to support security operations in the state, Mr Baba urged other state governments to emulate the gesture.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who announced that his administration had procured six armored vehicles, said water cannons and other anti riot equipment would be procured.
The Governor who urged men and officers of all security agencies to utilize the security equipment for improved security, said this would encourage public and private sectors to support the security agencies.
While maintaining that there was a need for significant increase in enrolment of community policing, Governor Abiodun urged residents of the state to continue to cooperate and collaborate with security agencies towards sustaining peace and security in the State.