By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
At least, a total number of 300 bullet proof vests and 300 ballistic helmets were on Wednesday donated to the Lagos State Police Command by the State Security Trust Fund to strengthen its logistic capacity.
Presenting the equipment on behalf of the Executive Secretary/CEO of the Trust Fund, the Admin Director, ‘Degbola Lewis, said the donation was made to support the Command in its relentless fight against crimes and criminality in the state.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja, the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, expressed profound appreciation to the Trust Fund and the Lagos State Government.
The police public relations officer CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu made the disclosure in a release made available to journalists.
According to the release, Alabi promised that the equipment, meant to strengthen the logistic capacity of the Command, would be judiciously utilized.
He expressed confidence that the equipment would enliven the fighting spirit of police officers in the state.
Speaking further, the CP assured that given necessary logistic support, the police would be more committed and ever ready to protect the life and property of every citizen in Lagos State.