Ikpeazu donates patrol vehicles to homeland security

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Governor  Okezie Ikpeazu has directed security agencies in the state to check the activities of touts who block the highways, extort money and embarrass the government through their illegal activities.

The Governor gave the directives today while handing over Patrol Vehicles to the Ministry of Homeland Security Watch and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps and a fire fighting truck to the Abia State Fire Service at Government House Umuahia.

The Governor said that the gesture is to further enhance the other arms of security agencies in the state to ensure that every inch of Abia is adequately policed.

He charged the Homeland Security Watch to join the other security agencies to protect Abia Citizens from molestation while urging the Civil Defense Corps to especially focus on stamping out the menace of cultism in the state.

Dr Ikpeazu who recalled the unfortunate burning of a fire truck by hoodlums recently in Ariaria, directed the State commandant of Abia Fire Service to dedicate the new truck to Aba environ to help check fire incidence during this yuletide.

He also ordered the Commandant of Abia Fire Service to immediately clear all illegal occupants within the Aba premises of the Service or have the Premises taken over by Government.

Responding on behalf of other beneficiaries, the Commissioner for Homeland Security Prince Dan Okoli appreciated the Governor for his interest in boosting the security of the state and assured that they will liase with other security agencies to make Abia safe. 

Written by Onyebuchi Ememanka

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