Insecurity: Police deploy 30 motorcycles, personnel to FCT rural communities

2024-05-07 19:24:47

Tribune Online

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has deployed thirty motorcycles and personnel to the rural communities of the nation's capital, Abuja.

In a statement issued to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, it was disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, commenced the deployment of motorcycles and personnel across the rural areas in the Federal Capital Territory on May 6, 2024, to aid security response operations and efforts against banditry.

It will be recalled that recently, the Honorable Minister, FCT, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, donated thirty motorcycles to the command in his continuous support and responsiveness to the security and safety of residents.

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He believed that such support should not be limited to the metropolis but extended to remote and rural communities in the nation's capital, where bandits and kidnappers have recently turned to hideouts.

The statement further mentioned that the deployment of the motorcycles, painted in police colors, was made to aid swift operational response to communities and areas where vehicles may not easily access or navigate when the need arises.

"While extending heartfelt gratitude to the Honorable Minister, FCT, the Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, promises to effectively utilize this equipment towards ensuring the safety and security of the residents of FCT."

2024-05-07 News