Rivers State Governor, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Rivers State Governor, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has donated 35 Hilux security patrol vehicles to security formations in the state.
The security agencies include the Police, Joint Task Force (JTF), Air Force, Nigerian Army, the State Security Service and the Navy.
Handing over the security patrol vehicles at Government House Thursday, Amaechi urged the security agencies to make judicious use of the vehicles to improve and enhance security operations in the state.
Represented by his Chief of Staff of Government House, Chief Tony Okocha, Amaechi expressed confidence that the release of the security patrol vehicles would sustain the existing peace and guarantee lasting security in all parts of the state.
He charged the security operatives to work within the ambit of their legitimate functions and assist the current administration realize its vision for the people of the state.
Responding on behalf of service commanders in the state, the commander of the 97 Special Operations Group, Air Vice Marshall Abbah Zanna, expressed delight over the kind gesture of the governor and the state government.
Zanna said the security patrol vans would be put into proper use to ensure security of lives and property in the state.
He said: “I assure you today, that these security patrol vehicles handed over to us would be use to ensure the security of lives and property in the state, and our men would maintain the trend 24 hours a day.
“We will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the vision of your administration is achieved, and the good people of the state will go to sleep with their two eyes closed.”