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Obiano boosts Anambra police with 25 American-styled security cars

By Pamela Eboh, Awka on 12/12/2015

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Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Friday donated 25 American-styled security cars to the state police command.

Speaking at the hand-over ceremony held at the Ekwueme Square in Awka, the governor said that his administration will not relent or compromise on security of the state maintained that under his watch, no Nigerian of Anambra State decent will suffer the risk of avoidable deaths.

He cited some gory mishaps in the state in the recent times, saying that with adequate caution, such mishaps would not happen.

“Only the very best is good for Anambra. The security agencies in Anambra State have assured me that the state is ready for a peaceful celebration,” Chief Obiano said.

Earlier while addressing officers of the state command at the state police headquarters in Amawbia, Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, assured policemen who were drafted specifically to quell the Biafra agitation in Onitsha of automatic promotion on completion of the peace mission.

On the new security cars donated to police improved policing, Arase said: “We are here to celebrate the security vehicles procured by the most amiable governor, Willie Obiano.  The business of securing life is in line with effecting the sacred constitution of the Federal Government that the security of lives and properties remain the utmost purpose.

“The investment will not be in vain. You have challenged us and I assure you that to whom much is given, much is expected.”

On his part, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Hosea Karma, hailed the governor’s unmatched support for the state police since the inception of his administration.

He recalled that the state had in the past been an operating ground for inglorious hoodlums and kidnappers with investors running away from the state while residents lived in perpetual fear.

Karma observed that with the joint effort of the state government and the police, reformation of intelligence- led policing, the state has experienced absolute peace.

He thanked Governor Obiano for the prompt payment of security personnel on Joint Task Force (JTF) duties as well as the provision of a Police Mess and a befitting police band which, according to him, has ended the era of going to Enugu to borrow instruments during occasions.

Gadgets in the security cars include speed guns to detect over-speeding vehicles, alcohol detecting machines (Breathlizers), smart patrol, speed guns, etc.

•Photo shows some of the American-styled police cars handed over to the police by Governor Obiano . . . Friday in Awka.

Source News Express

Posted 12/12/2015 06:10:05 AM

 

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