Bauchi State government has on Saturday distributed 50 JACpick up vehicles it procured to security agencies, which it says will helpbolster the fight against insecurity in the State, a statement by his aidenew media, awal Mu’azu Bauchi has said.
Speaking during the ceremony held at the Government HouseBauchi, Governor Bala said the vehicles procured by his administration willassist security agencies to performoptimally. He said the procurement of the vehicles is a testimony ofhis administration’s concern towards a holistic approach to security challengesin the State. Governor Bala added that the vehicles were well equippedwith communication gadgets and can access any part of the State.
He said the protection of lives and property of the citizens isone of the cordial objectives of his administration, adding that, no societywill prosper with an increasing number of criminal activities.Governor Bala appreciated the commitment of security agencies in the maintenance of peace in the stateand urged them to ensure judicious utilisation of the vehicles. Also speaking, the Inspector General of Police UsmanAlkali, represented by the AIG Federal Operations, Mr. Johnson Babatunde Kokumoexpressed gratitude to Governor Bala for the gesture and described it as a goodtool for enhancing operations for better service delivery.
The Secretary to the State Government, Mohammed Sabiu Babaand the Special Adviser on Security Matters, Marcus Yake appreciated theforesight of the Governor for providing the security agencies with the patrolvehicles.
The occasion had in attendance, the Speaker, Bauchi StateHouse of Assembly, Rt Honorable Abubakar Y Suleiman and his Deputy, DallamiAhmed Kawule, State Chairman of PDP, Hamza Koshe Akuyam, His Royal Highness,the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu among others.