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FCTA distributes gadgets to security agencies

Presentation of the gadgets to security agencies by the FCTA Permanent Secretary Mr Adesola Olusade to the Police Commissioner Sadiq Abubakar. Photo-Remi Johnson/Radio Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has distributed different gadgets to security agencies operating within the territory to strengthen the fight against criminality.

The gadgets which includes, bullet proof jackets, hand grenades, helmet and other sensitive security equipment, were procured to compliment the initial 60 operational vehicles that were earlier distributed to security agencies by FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello.

Distributing the items in Abuja, Permanent Secretary, Mr Adesola Olusade explained that the administration values the sacrifices of the security agencies, and would continue to reward them for unalloyed diligence and loyalty.

Mr Olusade said a well motivated and equipped personnel, would give its best to effective policing of the city, and protection of lives and property of others, ought to be well knitted.

“They need to be protected,  so we have to support their efforts by providing them with necessary safety gadgets. We are complimenting whatever the Federal government has done, and we hope it will go a long way to boost their courage and gallantry to fight crimes and criminalities” Olusade said.

Commissioner, FCT Police Command,  CP Sadiq Abubakar gave assurance that the gadgets would be deployed appropriately, and warned miscreants and all criminals to stay away from Abuja, or face harder times.  

Reporting by By Remi Johnson, editing by Daniel Adejo