Determined to keep Akwa Ibom State safe and secure especially as the yuletide sets in, Governor Udom Emmanuel has donated another batch of security patrol vehicles to the Akwa Ibom State Command of the Nigeria Police.
Governor Emmanuel also presented several units of security alarm and communication equipments to the state Police command.
Making the presentations Friday at Government House, Uyo, Gov Emmanuel said the move was in line with his administration’s commitment to enhancing security in the state and reduce crime during the yuletide.
He affirmed that the state government will continue to release the vehicles in batches until it meets the targeted one hundred vehicles.
He assured the state police command of the continuous support of his administration to enhance its capacity to mitigate crime in the state and ensure security of lives and property of well-meaning citizens.
The governor urged the police to exercise greater resolve and redouble efforts in combatting crime, adding that to whom much is given, much is expected.
He cautioned those with criminal minds to desist from criminal activities and allow everyone to dwell in peace and safety.
State Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, who received the donations on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, thanked the state governor for his efforts to enhance security in the state, and also for his continuous support to the agency.
CP Andrew assured of continued dedication by his men towards ensuring a safe state, where citizens can sleep with their two eyes closed.