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Wike Warns Against Misuse of Donated Motorcycles; Security Agencies Pledge Enhanced Rural Security

During the handover of 100 motorcycles to Area Councils and Security agencies in Abuja, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barr. Nyesom Wike, issued a stern warning against the disappearance or misuse of the motorcycles, emphasizing their intended use for enhancing security in rural areas.

Wike stressed the importance of proper utilization of the motorcycles for combating crime in identified rural areas, cautioning against their use in the city center. He reaffirmed the FCT Administration’s commitment to prioritize security and promised continued support to safeguard lives and properties.

In response, Commandant General of the Vigilance Group of Nigeria VGN, Navy Captain Abubakar Bakori Umar(retd), expressed gratitude for the donation of operational motorcycles to enhance community security in the six Area Councils of the FCT. He assured the Minister that the motorcycles would be judiciously deployed to strengthen rural security.

Umar highlighted the VGN’s role in providing vital intelligence to support counterinsurgency operations, stating that the motorcycles would enhance operational efficiency and reduce incident response time.

Additionally, FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Benneth Igweh, commended the Minister for providing motorcycles for the protection of the Area Councils. He acknowledged the diverse security needs across the FCT, emphasizing the necessity of speed boats and canoes in certain areas like Kuje and Bwari Area Councils.

CP Igweh expressed gratitude for the donation and highlighted the significance of various resources in securing the entirety of the FCT.

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