In its effort to further curtail the activities of criminal elements especially banditry, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling, the Kebbi State Government this Sunday 1/3/2020 donated 3 Hilux vehicles to 8 division of Nigerian Army in Birnin Kebbi.
The keys of the vehicles were handed over to the representative of the General Officer Commanding 8 Division, Nigerian Army Major Muhammed Jamilu Abdulkareem of 1 Battalion Dukku Barracks in Government House Birnin Kebbi by Special Adviser on Security, Rtd Major Garba Rabiu Kamba.
He said ” On behalf of his excellency, Senator Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, today we are formally handing over the vehicles to 8 division Nigerian Army to be deployed to 223 Light Tank Battalion in Zuru “.
He explained that the donation was to assist the Battalion in Zuru in fighting banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling which is becoming rampant in Southern part of Kebbi State.
He prayed that the donation will go along way in assisting the military in its efforts to wipe out banditry and incursion of bandits in the area to make Kebbi State more safer to all.
It will recalled that the Kebbi State Government few months ago on Friday 31/1/2020 has also donated and handed over Two new Toyota Hilux and Six Motorcycles to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) – Special Tactical Squad in Kebbi State in order to support and ease their operations against criminals especially bandits.
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