By Abdallah el-Kurebe
Presenting the vehicles to security chiefs, at the government house on Wednesday, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, disclosed that they were procured by the state government in collaboration with the 23 local government councils.
According to the the governor, the donation was to compliment the effort of the federal government in fighting insecurity in the country, even though “security is exclusive reserve of the Federal Government.”
Tambuwal said the state government would soon set up a fully equipped Communication Control Center, to enable citizens interface effectively with security operatives.
He assured people in the state of government’s resolve to tackle the problem of insecurity, stressing that his administration will continue to support the security agencies to overcome the security challenges in the state.
Tambuwal commended President Muhammadu Buhari for giving him audience and responding proactively, and urged the federal government to recruit more manpower in the security agencies in the state.
Governor Tambuwal advised elite and people of the state to stop playing politics with issues of health, security and traditional institutions.
In his remarks the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Manir Dan Iya said the vehicles were fully equipped with the communication gadgets and will be distributed to police, Army, civil defence and the DSS.
He thanked the governor for approving the purchase of the vehicles.
Receiving the vehicles on behalf of the security chiefs in the state, the AIG Zone 10, Muhammad A Mustapha, thanked the state government for the gesture and assured that the vehicles will be put ti judicious use by the agencies that he assured will also redouble their effort in maintaining peace and order in the state.