President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned a wide assortment of operational assets acquired to strategically improve the capabilities of the police, particularly in crowd control and anti-riot operations.
Oyo News learnt the commissioning took place at the Police Force Headquarters.
The equipment commissioned include a total of 127 operational vehicles such as Toyota Hilux Pick up vans, Zahab Classic Pick Up vans, Mikano Rich-6 Pick Up vans, Anti-Riot Water Cannons, Armored Personnel Carriers, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeeps, Toyota Coaster Buses, Toyota Hiace Ambulances, Mikano Trucks, and Crowd Control Barriers Vehicles.
Also a large catchment of arms, ammunition, riot control agents such as tear gas, tasers, stun guns, pepper sprays, bulletproof vests, helmets, and other personal protective equipment procured by the Police were commissioned by the President.
Buhari urged the police force to be professional during the forthcoming general elections.