As part of it’s efforts to curtail the activities of criminal elements in the state especially at the border areas,the Kebbi State Government on Friday 31/1/2020 has donated and hanover 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.
Handing over the keys of the vehicles at the Cabinet Office, Birnin Kebbi, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu represented by the Senior Special Adviser to the governor on Security Matters, Major (Rtd) Garba Rabi’u Kamba said the gesture was in appreciation of the Squad’s effort towards maintaining peace in Kebbi State and Nigeria at large.
In his response, the Sector Commander, Special Tactical Squad ( STS) in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Commander Hardo A. Abdulkadir commended the state government for the gesture saying that it will no doubt enhance the Squad’s effort in arresting more bandits and other criminal activities in the state and country in general.
He solicited for similar gesture from other state governments and individuals to enable the command succeed in its operations.
Abubakar noted that, the Police Force Headquarters is doing its best in tackling the current security situation in the country.
He urged the general public to assist the security agents in their gallantry effort against criminals activities in the country.
The Permanent Secretary, Special Services, Alhaji Safiyanu Garba Bena said the state government decided to give the assistance to the squad in recognition of their operations towards flushing the criminals out of the state.
He then called on the general public to remain vigilant in their domain and report any suspicious face in their communities to the nearest security agency for further action.
The ceremony was attended by Director of Security Cabinet, Alhaji Aliyu labaran as well as top government officials among others.
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