GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday presented six Toyota Hilux patrol vehicles to the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army to enhance its security operations in the state.
This came as the outgoing General Officer Commanding the Division, Major Gen. Adamu Abubakar applauded Ugwuanyi for his untiring efforts towards the sustenance of peace and security in the state, through the provision of logistics support. He disclosed that “the governor provided all that we required to do our work”.
Presenting the vehicles’ keys to the GOC, Gov. Ugwuanyi stated that the state government in response to the request from the Division, made funds available for the purchase of the vehicles.
The governor added that it was also “in line with our avowed commitment and continued investment in security and allied matters for the benefit of our people”.
According to him, “as a government, we have at various times, provided vehicles and other essential equipment to different security agencies in the state as part of our broad efforts to entrench peace and security everywhere in Enugu State”.
He noted that the event was “just another in a series of such initiatives”.
Appreciating Ugwuanyi’s gesture, Major Gen. Abubakar said: “As I am leaving Enugu tomorrow morning, I will always remember you sir, and will always appreciate you. My mouth will not stop praying for you because of the water you provided for us in the Barracks, among other vital support.”