…directs operatives to protect state against attacks
SEGUN BABATUNDE, Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has donated 10 operational motorcycles to a Vigilante Group of Bauchi, Duguri branch in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state to enhance their performance.
Speaking while presenting them with the keys of the motorcycles, the governor directed them to renew their commitment towards protecting the state against all forms of insecurity.
According to him, the state government is working in active synergy with security agencies in the state with a view to ridding the state of criminal activities.
“I want to assure our Vigilante Group in Duguri District that apart from these motorcycles, I will be giving you a monthly financial support to enable you perform optimally,” he said.
Governor Mohammed, who acknowledged their sacrifice towards assisting security agencies to tackle crime and criminality, however cautioned them to always discharge their responsibilities according to the law.
The governor, who was at his Duguri hometown for a two-day community engagement, warned against sale of farmlands to unknown persons to avoid breakdown of law and order.
Responding, the District Head of Duguri, Ibrahim YM Baba, applauded Governor Bala for the gesture, urging the vigilante group to utilise the donated motorcycles judiciously for improved security, not only in Duguri but across the state.