Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has presented an additional 30 security operational vehicles to strategic security units in the state to sustain its security architecture.
Speaking on behalf of the Governor, during the official handling over of the vehicles to the security agencies at the Car Park of the Governor’s Office, Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan on Thursday, the Deputy Governor Barrister Bayo Lawal says the gesture is in line with the administration’s commitment in maintaining law and order in the state.
Barrister Bayo Lawal also stressed the need to use the vehicles strictly for security purposes, he expresses optimism that with the intentional efforts of the administration on security, the people will enjoy a relatively crime free state.
The state commissioner of police, Adebola Hamzat in an appreciation on behalf of other security agencies, promises that to ensure the security vehicles are used to further strengthen security architecture for the benefit of the people
The Special Adviser on security, CP Fatai Owoseni Rtd. giving a breakdown on beneficiaries for the 30 operational vehicles, explains that the Nigerian Police Force has got 15 vehicles, NSCDC has 2, Nigeria Airforce has 1, OYRTMA has 2, NDLEA – 1, Governor’s Monitoring security unit has 8 and the Hunters security monitoring unit has 1.