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FG Approves Over N4 Billion To Fuel Nigerian Police Vehicles Nationwide

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The Federal Government has approved over N4 billion to fuel Police vehicles a across the country.

This was disclosed on Tuesday by the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi.

The amount would cover expenditure on fuel supply to Police Commands in the 36 states and the FCT.

Dingyadi said that the approval was the first in the history of Nigeria Police, adding that the ministry would sustain the gesture.





FG Approves Over N4 Billion To Fuel Nigerian Police Vehicles Nationwide - autojosh

In a bid to help the police fight crime effectively, the Federal Government has approved over N4 billion in the 2021 budget to all fuel vehicles owned by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) nationwide.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, in a paper titled, “Strategic Leadership Development: The Role of the Ministry of Police Affairs”.

The paper was presented to Strategic Leadership and Command Course 3/2021 participants of the National Institute of Police Studies.

FG Approves Over N4 Billion To Fuel Nigerian Police Vehicles Nationwide - autojosh

According to Dingyadi, the amount would cover expenditure on fuel supply to Police Commands in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Dingyadi said that the approval was the first in the history of Nigeria Police. He added that the ministry would sustain the gesture.





“The Ministry is deeply grateful to Mr. President and the National Assembly for approving funds for the supply of fuel to the 36 state Police commands across the country and FCT, to increase their efficiency.

FG Approves Over N4 Billion To Fuel Nigerian Police Vehicles Nationwide - autojosh

FG Approves Over N4 Billion To Fuel Nigerian Police Vehicles Nationwide - autojosh

“As we speak, the Police Trust Fund has awarded contracts for the supply of more operational vehicles, body protection vest, helmet, arms and ammunition, drugs and medical equipment, and other critical security hardware,”

The minister pledged the commitment of the ministry to prioritise the training and development of police officers.

He said that the Ministry of Police Affairs in conjunction with the leadership of the Nigeria Police had developed strategies to meet the training and development needs of police officers.





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