Buhari inaugurates police equipment in Lagos

on Thursday inaugurated security equipment for the police and other security agencies in Lagos State,

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Babajide officially handed the patrol vehicles and various security equipment the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.

The security equipment include 150 double cabin vehicles, saloon patrol vehicles, 1000 ballistic vests, 1000 ballistic helmets, 1000 handheld police radios/walkie talkies and 100 security patrol bikes.

Others are two Armored Carriers (APCs), four high capacity troop carriers, two anti-riot water cannon vehicles, office/command furniture and other ancillary support resources”.

Speaking at the handing ceremony, said that the state, local  governments and corporate organisations contributed the Lagos State Security Trust Fund  for the purchase of the equipment.

He said that Lagos State was collaborating with neighbouring Ogun  for adequate security in the region.

the equipment, the IGP commended Lagos State Government and the state Security Trust Fund for its support in crime fighting.

He said the equipment being donated at a time when they   most needed and assured that the police would  use them judiciously.

NAN reports that Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr , Oba Akiolu of Lagos and security  chiefs present at the commissioning.