Simba Group Joins Lagos State Government To Fight Insecurity, Donates 40 Motorcycles (PHOTOS)
On Tuesday, Simba TVSGroup has donated six (6) units of black apache RTR 200 motorcycles to the Lagos State Government.
Apache RTR 200 motorcycles were developed from the TVS Apache racing range.
six of their advanced Apache RTR 200 motorcycles for use by the Lagos State Police Command.
The motorcycles were donated to assist the Government’s efforts to curb the crime rate. The donation is also intended to minimize the impact on communities and the pressures on local security forces.
Police and other security services in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia use the motorcycles.
Besides aiding security activities, they are used for personal transport in Egypt; Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Peru, Argentina, Columbia, Brazil and 40 other countries.
The Business Head, Simba TVS, Mr. Mahendra Pratap said: ““Following Lagos State’s unflinching commitment to increase the general security and welfare of the state, we are pleased to support the efforts of the Government with six(6) units of Apache Motorcycles to further intensify the crime reduction strategies of the state.”
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These motorcycles offer effective utility and will no doubt enhance the capacity of the Lagos State security services to combat crime
Representing Simba TVS was the Business Head – Mr Mahenda Pratap, Mr Karthik Govindarajan Head-Marketing and other representatives of the company.
The motorcycles were received by the Head of Services for Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Olayinka Muri-Okunola and Mrs Solape Hammond, the Special Adviser on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to Babajide Sanwo-Olu- Governor of Lagos State.
The Simba Group, founded in Nigeria in 1988, is a conglomerate with operations across Nigeria’s most dynamic economic sectors – automotive, agriculture, alternative energy, backup power and ICT. Their TVS business has contributed extensively to the mobility and livelihoods of Lagosians. This donation signals their support to the Lagos State Government’s intensive crime-fighting efforts.