Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Zamfara State has presented items of Security Prevention and Protection Equipment (S-PPE) to some security agencies in the state.
The Director Information of the Ministry
Bashir Kabiru Ahmad made this known in a statement issued to newsmen in Gusau the state capital.
Presenting the items to Nigeria Police Force and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Zamfara State, the commissioner of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Fa’ika Ahmed, said the gesture was aimed at supporting the security agencies to discharge their constitutional responsibilities in fighting crimes.
Fa’ika Ahmed explained that the 17 items of S-PPE are donations from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency-NIMASA, to the Zamfara state government adding that, they are meant for fighting illegal activities in the communities.
She urged the security agencies selected for the gesture to ensure proper utilisation of the equipment for protection of lives and property of the citizens.
The gadgets include: Security Vests, Handcuffs, Security Boots, Teargas, Way Radio, Hand Head Metal Detector, Flashlight, Jack Knife among others.
Responding, Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Zamfara State Command Muhammad Bello Mu’azu and the representative of the Zamfara State Commissioner of Police CSP Maimagani Gimba appreciated the ministry and assured the Commissioner of effective utilisation of the equipment.