The U.s. has donated tools valued at over $325,000 to the Nigerian Police Power.
The donation was made by the workplace of the Worldwide Narcotics and Legislation Enforcement (INL) of the US Embassy, to assist the nation in it is battle in opposition to terrorism.
The USA Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, in a press release issued in Abuja by its Public Affairs Part, mentioned the tools assist in areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.
“INL Director James Jewett introduced the tools to the Commissioner of Police Akeera Yunuss Mohammed, who represented the Inspector-Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu on the operate. The tools will probably be transferred to the Cellular Patrol Division of the Nigeria Police Power officers assigned to Borno State.
“For the 500 officers of the Cellular Police Power at the moment serving within the state, INL offered bulletproof protecting vests and bulletproof helmets, goggles, and 20 ballistic shields. A tent, mosquito nets, first assist packing containers, heavy-duty flashlights, foldable mattresses, and different hygiene merchandise have been additionally offered. By offering these provides and tools, INL is complimenting prior USAID investments in Borno State by the Workplace of Transition Initiatives,” the US Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria mentioned.
Jewett added; “We’re proud to face with Nigerian legislation enforcement on the entrance line of sustaining peace and safety. This donation will enhance the well being and safety of these courageous women and men dedicated to offering legislation and order.”