Enugu State Government has donated two new Toyota Hilux patrol vehicles to the 82 Division of the Nigeria Army, Enugu, to aid its operations in the state.
Presenting the vehicles to the Garrison Commander, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Christopher Ataki, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, disclosed that the gesture was in keeping with the administration’s cardinal objective of sustaining peace and security in Enugu State.
Recall that Ugwuanyi’s administration had on different occasions in the past, donated security vehicles to the Nigerian Army, including 100 units of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) patrol vans equipped with communication gadgets, procured and distributed proportionally to all the security agencies in the state, to aid their operations.
Receiving the vehicles at the Government House, Enugu, Brig. Gen. Ataki said: “Today is a special day not only for the Nigerian Army but for the people of Enugu State.”
The Garrison Commander, therefore, expressed gratitude to Ugwuanyi for the gesture, assuring him that “we will continue to do our best to ensure that the peace we are enjoying in Enugu and indeed across the South East is sustained.”
Also, in his speech, Prof. Ortuanya applauded Gov. Ugwuanyi for his steadfastness and sustained efforts in ensuring peace and providing security for the people of the state. “