Defence/Security

Insecurity: Kaduna govt. dole out 85 vehicles to security agencies

Published

on


Kaduna State Government on Tuesday doled out 85 operational vehicles to security agencies in the state as part of measures to tackle rising cases of banditry and kidnappings.


Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai who handed over the vehicles in Kaduna, said the gesture was to assist the federal security agencies in the task of securing the state, its people, properties and livelihoods.

He assured that the government was making efforts to address the security challenges, including extensive security deployments and operations to contain and neutralise the criminals.

“Aside from the vehicles on ground, we have acquired and put at the disposal of the security agencies, technology that can assist the state to fight back and reassert its authority.

“We have also established the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs to focus and coordinate our efforts and cooperation with the security agencies”.

The governor added that the administration would continue to devote necessary resources to address the security challenges and support the agencies.

As we combat banditry, I urge all residents of Kaduna state to stand together, support the security agencies and report all suspicious characters and activities, he added.

El-Rufai expressed gratitude to all the security agencies, traditional, religious and community leaders, as well as the Judiciary and the State Peace Commission for supporting the government to entrench tolerance and peaceful coexistence among the people of the state.

In his address, the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan appreciated the cordial relationship between the government and security agencies in tackling the scourge of banditry and criminality in the state.

“Our appreciation of these security forces is something we simply cannot overstate. We have found in them staunch and ever willing partners.

“We are immensely grateful for their supportive stance and do not take for granted the numerous sacrifices that they make in demonstrating that support,” he said.

“The improved mobility the vehicles will offer means that our security operatives can respond faster to distress calls.

“It means that the war can be taken right to the criminals’ dens and hiding places.

“It also means that citizens can feel safer because of the more visible security presence across our metropolis and the state in general,” the commissioner stressed.



Edited by Maharazu Ahmed

https://nnn.ng/insecurity-kaduna-govt-dole-out-85-vehicles-to-security-agencies/

Durban to host historic 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Racism: Call out a negative behaviour when you see it happening, Samoura says  Buhari salutes Adebayo Adelabu at 50 Serena digs deep to find way past Ahn into second round Don’t lose faith in us, TUC begs Lagos residents Why Nigeria must remain united — Akande   Lalong inuagurates Abuja-Jos Max Air flight Convoy Attack: Gov. Zulum meets families of fallen policemen Tanzania to introduce electronic budgeting system to reduce revenue loss Lawan, Gbajabiamila vow to break PIB jinx by ensuring its passage Lagos Assembly asks Sanwo-Olu to establish MSMEs hubs in 3 senatorial districts Osinbajo urges destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds Kerber goes out early again in Paris World Contraceptive Day: Advocacy for family planning, a service to humanity — Official UN Women, UNDP inaugurate COVID-19 global gender response tracker SaudiArabia says it busted terrorist cell trained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Holding Company: Sterling Bank obtains CBN’s approval in principle PIB: Sylva dispels reports over alleged scraping of NNPC DISCO warns against vandalism of power infrastructure in Kano Defection: Delta APC says it will not miss former Delta Gov Uduaghan Niger Delta region has more than oil to offer- Agba Commission trains 100 saloon operators on COVID-19 hygiene in Lagos Delta Govt. to employ 40 pharmacists to bridge manpower gap NIS deploys 2,000 special force in Northwest   Tinubu salutes Gov. Oyetola at 66, applauds his achievements CDC Group, NSIA sign MoU to strengthen collaboration Minister flags off payment of N5,000 monthly cash transfer to poor households in Bayelsa World Rabies Day: Kebbi Govt vaccinates 17,200 dogs – Commissioner  COVID-19: Many would have died without journalists – Prof Dakas NBC pledges support to TStv, rolls out pay per view digital TV Oct. 1 National Theatre: Need for proper inventory responsible for delay of takeoff of renovation – Official BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Dorathy, Neo Federal University, Dutsinma seeks collaboration with ABU on agriculture, security NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudiness Tuesday to Thursday Nigeria @60: No social justice, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance – Ozekhome Food sufficiency: FG set to revitalise rice farms in Anambra Katsina State Govt. spends N18.80bn on water projects in 5 years Strike: NECA lauds FG, Labour for embracing dialogue 4 dead, 4 injured in Anambra multiple accident 4 die, 12 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident  Navy organises refresher training  on weapons handling, marksmanship for personnel Young farmers call for repositioning of agric sector Couple, 2 others arrested for alleged possession of human skull in Ogun NGO trains volunteers for advocacy of gender issues in Kwara World Rabies Day: Veterinary association calls for speedy review of legislation Lagos Airport Command gets new CP Buhari greets President XI Jinping on China’s 71st Anniversary Positive sentiment: Stock market opens week with N99bn growth Kwara labour unions issue 14 days ultimatum to Kwara Govt. Digitisation of government activities will reduce corruption -Fayemi