Security: Obiano launches “Operation Nkpochapu”, phase Two
Presents 188 specially equipped "smart" vehicles, bikes to security agencies From Chuks Collins
With barely two months to Christmas, a season of rush and heightened commercial, human and vehicular activities in the state, the Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano has launched the second phase of the state’s anti-crime fighting drive tagged “Operation Nkpochapu” in Awka.
This was also coming on the heels of the closing ceremony of a three-day seminar for Police Public Relations Officers from all the states he hosed.
Unveiling the One hundred and eleven specially built and equipped vehicles, seventy-seven motor-bikes and other high caliber gadgets alongside the select officers who were specifically trained for the handling of the items, Gov Obiano who was assisted by the Inspector General of Police -Abubakar Adamu disclosed that the gesture was in line with his administration’s commitment towards sustaining the already achieved commendable security of life and property of citizens of the state.
That his administration has since four years now re-engineerd security architecture of the state from the status of most crime prone state, to the status that has been adjudged globally as the most secured and safest state in the country.
The launching witnessed the presentation of 111 smart vehicles, 77 motorbikes to security and law enforcement agencies and the launching of security surveillance cameras to be installed in three major commercial cities of Awka, Nnewi and Onitsha.
Gov Obiano said the donation would sustain the state’s leading position in security of lives and property, as well as crime fighting. He therefore warned criminals and all undesirable elements to stay clear of Anambra State as he was determined to deal ruthlessly with them.
Receiving the equipment, the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Adamu commended the governor. He said they will complement the efforts of the Federal Government at crime fighting and in protecting the lives of the people. He urged other state Governors to emulate Obiano.
Chuks Collins, Awka