From Rashidat AbdulRahman, Minna
Governor Umar Muhammad Bago of Niger State, has advised security agencies to be more vigilant in the discharge of their duties.
The Governor gave the charge Monday at the commissioning of Chanchaga Police Divisional Headquarters in Minna.
Bago stated that more hands needed to be on deck to ensure peace and reduce youth restiveness in the state, and added that more police personnel need to be provided.
He said that his administration’s primary objective is to maintain peace and order and promised to provide the state security with more equipment to help them in the effective and efficient discharge of their duties.
“I promise to provide Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), gun trucks and other operational vehicles to support our police force in fighting crimes in the state”.
Earlier, the Commissioner of Police, Niger State Police Command, Ogundele Ayodeji said that without peace, there would be no meaningful development in a society, stressing that remolding will motivate and encourage the police to serve the community better.
The CP however, appreciated the administration of Governor Umar Mohammed Bago and assured him that the office facilities will be properly used and maintained for effective service delivery to the community and the state at large.
CP however appealed for more support, stating that security is crucial and expensive.
It would be recalled that Governor Umar Mohammed Bago gave an Executive Order on May 29th during his inauguration to demolish the old structure of the Police Divisional Headquarters in Chanchaga.