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Abiodun donates 25 patrol vehicles, drones to Ogun police

In a bid to combat the incessant crime rate in Ogun state, governor Dapo Abiodun on Thursday, donated 25 patrol vehicles , drones to the state’s police command.

Speaking while receiving the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun in his office in Abeokuta, Abiodun explained that the gesture was in line with the Federal government’s motive of zero tolerance for insecurity.

The governor presented the patrol vans to the IGP in company of the Assistant Inspector General of Police , AIG Olatoye Durosimi and the State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alamutu.

Assuring the command of his administration’s continuous support, he  applauded the innovative and transformational leadership style of Egbetokun.

Earlier , Egbetokun appreciated Abiodun for the gesture, acknowledging that the state remains one of the most peaceful in the country.

The IGP promised that the Nigerian Police would establish more police formations to curtail possible security breach.

” I am here to thank you specially for the support that you have been given to the police in Ogun state command.

” I am also here to appreciate you specially for the wonderful job that you are doing in Ogun, I noticed that our state has been turned around. I flew over the major towns and I could see massive development going on.

” The least we can do is to support you, we have to pay attention to even provision of security for Ogun state.

” I can see the migration of people into Ogun state increasing everyday because of the development in Ogun State and again because of the peace in Ogun state.

” All this development that you are undertaking has a burden we recognise that and the police leadership has decided to pay the necessary attention to Ogun state.

” We are going to create more police stations to match the development that is going on in Ogun state. We will establish more area commands, we are going to bring additional mobile police squadron into Ogun state,” he said.

Egbetokun sought for more support from the governor , saying that he should not get tired of supporting the police.

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