The Chairman of Doma Local Government Council in Nasarawa State, Mr Rabo Sani, on Tuesday donated a Toyota Hilux truck and three Bajaj motorcycles to the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), to ease operations and complement the efforts of conventional security agencies.
Sani presented the keys to the Commandant of VGN, Mohammed Usman, in Doma.
He said the donation was in fulfillment of part of his campaign promise to the electorate to secure lives and property of residents of the area.
According to him, as a government that is close to the people, it is necessary to support the VGN to assist conventional security agents combat crime at the grassroots.
Sani said before now the residents of Doma and its environs, especially farmers witnessed series of security threats, which affected their farming activities.
“As we all know, one of the most important functions of government, be it local, state or federal, is the security of lives and property.
“As a government that is close to the people we are not unmindful of this role.
“We consider it imperative to assist the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, to enable them to complement the efforts of conventional security agents in crime reduction in the council,” he said. (NAN)