SECURITY: Delta Council Boss Donates Operational Vehicle To Vigilantes

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Determined to get rid of Fulani herdsmen and other criminal elements from Aniocha north local government area, the Chief Security Officer of the council, Hon. Child Oseme, has donated operational vehicle to the joint vigilante security team in the area.

The Council Chairman also added state-of-the-art security gadgets to aide the operations of the security outfit in combating crime.

While noting that security is everyone’s business, Oseme said the need for a joint vigilante team in Aniocha north has become imperative due to the contiguous nature of the area where boundaries between the various towns were literally non existent.

The Council boss said that due to the overstretched men and security facilities of the police force, the need to complement their efforts led to the donation of the operational vehicle to the joint vigilante team.

He said, “The operational vehicle was fully fitted with a siren and loud speaker which is aid in fishing out criminal elements from their hideouts as well as rescuing victms.

“The joint vigilante team to work in unity of purpose in order to achieve set goals of curbing insecurity in the local government.This is one in a series of proactive measures arising from the security summit organized in the local government in December  2019.

“I urge you to use this vehicle judiciously and work with the police. When you made any arrest, hand over to the police, don’t be carried away with the job. We keep doing our best, these vigilantes need assistance”.

In his remarks, the Commissionér of Police in the state, Hafiz lnuwa, commended the Chairman of Aniocha North for donating a fully fitted Toyota Sienna to the Aniocha North Joint Vigilante Team to help complement the efforts of the Police on curbing criminal activities in the local government.

Hafiz who was represented by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Onicha Olona division, SP Chidi Usulor stated such novel gesture in reducing the crime rate in Aniocha north is worthy of emulation by other well meaning individuals and organizations.

The Police Commissioner therefore assured the people of Aniocha north that the state police command will collaborate with the Joint Vigilante team in the area to nip crime in the bud.

Responding after the presentation of the operational vehicle, the Aniocha north joint vigilante team Chairman, Mr Johnson Osaha, expressed gratitude to the Council Chairman, for the donation of the operational vehicle which is a clear demonstration of his proactive approach in curbing insecurity in the area just as he pledged to put the vehicle into good use.

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