Over $325,000 Worth Of Equipment Donated To Nigeria Police By The US Govt To Fight Boko Haram

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Equipment valued at over $325,000 has been donated to the Nigerian Police Force by The United States to help within the struggle in opposition to Insurgency.

The donation was made by the workplace of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) of the United States Embassy, to assist the nation in its struggle in opposition to terrorism.

The United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, in a statement issued in Abuja by its Public Affairs Section, mentioned the gear will assist in areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.

“INL Director James Jewett offered the gear to the Commissioner of Police Akeera Yunuss Mohammed, who represented the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on the operate. The gear will probably be transferred to the Mobile Patrol Division of the Nigeria Police Force officers assigned to Borno State.

“For the five hundred officers of the Mobile Police Force presently serving within the state, INL supplied bulletproof protecting vests and bulletproof helmets, goggles, and 20 ballistic shields.

A tent, mosquito nets, first support bins, heavy-duty flashlights, foldable mattresses, and different hygiene merchandise had been additionally supplied. By offering these provides and gear, INL is complimenting prior USAID investments in Borno State by means of the Office of Transition Initiatives,” the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria mentioned.

Jewett added;  “We are proud to stand with Nigerian law enforcement on the front line of maintaining peace and security. This donation will improve the health and security of those brave men and women committed to providing law and order.”

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