Insecurity: Kebbi donates hilux vehicles to Army




In its effort to further curtail the activities of criminal elements especially banditry, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling, the Kebbi state government, Sunday donated three Hilux vehicles to 8 division of the Nigerian Army in Birnin Kebbi.

The keys of the vehicles were handed over to the representative of the General Officer Commanding 8 Division, Nigerian Army Major Muhammed Jamilu Abdulkareem of 1 Battalion Dukku Barracks in Government House Birnin Kebbi by the Special Adviser on Security, Major Garba Rabiu Kamba, rtd.

He said ” On behalf of his excellency, Senator Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, today we are formally handing over the vehicles to 8 division Nigerian Army to be deployed to 223 Light Tank Battalion in Zuru.”

He explained that the donation was to assist the Battalion in Zuru in fighting banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling which is becoming rampant in southern part of Kebbi state.

He prayed that the donation would go along way in assisting the military in its efforts to wipe out banditry and incursion of bandits in the area to make Kebbi state safer to all.

Kebbi state government few weeks ago, the state government also donated and handed over two new Toyota Hilux and six motorcycles to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) – Special Tactical Squad in Kebbi State in order to support and ease their operations against criminals especially bandits.

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