Gov. Ododo distributes security gadgets to 1050 hunters in Kogi

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Kogi State Governor Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo on Thursday distributed security gadgets to 1050 hunters to fight crimes and criminalities in the State.

Speaking at the event, Governor Ododo expressed his administration commitment to deal decisively with any one who intends to disturb the people of Kogi State.

The Governor disclosed that, Kogi State will never be a breeding ground for criminals stressing that, all hands must be on deck to wipe out those who are enemies of the State.

He charged the hunters to remains professional by assisting other security agencies to free the state from crimes.


“My administration has adopted
Kinetics and non kinetic approach to ensure security of our people.
Kogites, we must protect ourselves. If we don’t do it, nobody will do it for us. Kogi State is not a free trade zone for criminals.

“When you see them, deal with them decisively. Criminals must be wipe out of our land. When you are coming with criminal mind, we are ever ready to take you out. Once again, when you see criminals, deal with them” he warned.

Earlier in his address, the Kogi State Commissioner of Police Bertrand Onuoha disclosed that the items distributed is to assist conventional security agency in the State to combat insecurities.

While expressing appreciation to the Kogi State Governor for his foresight in securing lives and properties, the Commissioner said
“All of us knows the topography of Kogi State which poses security challenges. All this we are seeing is in line with the Inspector General of Police on community policing.

“If all this security agencies are establish without synergy, much will not be achieved. Am using this medium to call for the integration of all security agencies in the State. I have directed Area Commanders to always make use of vigilantes and hunters. When we harmonize, our services will be more interesting.

Onuoha advised members of the hunters association and vigilantes to always work in synergy with other security to nip in the bud criminal elements from Kogi State.

He urged them to always put in their best in protecting law abiding Citizens in Kogi State.

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