Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, the Abia State Governor has donated brand new Innoson-brand patrol vehicles totaling twenty to security agencies in the state, Igbere TV reports.
Governor Ikpeazu while speaking during the event, called on the security agencies to deploy the vehicles for use across the state to ensure the security of lives and property of Abians.
“We take the security of lives and property of Abians very serious as it is a sacred assignment. I urge you to quickly deploy these vehicles to the streets to improve patrol as well as ensure that we maintain our position as the safest state in Nigeria.
“Our administration is desirous of extending business hours in the state, especially Aba and Umuahia. There is therefore the need for you to map out strategies to secure the people during the day and at night. As further support, we will provide additional vehicles as well as ensure that functional street lights are deployed in the major cities of the state.”
It will be recalled that Governor Ikpeazu donated over 40 patrol vehicles to security agencies in the state during his first term.