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Governor Chime donates vehicles to SSS

By The Citizen
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Governor  Sullivan Chime yesterday handed over three brand new KIA Saloon cars and three Hilux  patrol  Vans to the State Command of the State Security Service  (SSS), in line with the state government's policy of providing essential support to security agencies in Enugu.

At a brief ceremony held at the Government House, Enugu Governor Chime who was represented by his Special Adviser on Security, Mr Richard Chime said the vehicles were intended to assist the Command in its operations and help it enhance its operational efficiency.

He noted that security would be hard to obtain without effective intelligence gathering mechanism saying that he hoped the vehicles would support  the efforts of the SSS in this regard.

Chime added  that the Government would continue to pay premium attention  to security matters  to ensure that the state remains a safe and secure place for  both social and business activities to thrive.

Receiving the  vehicles the State Director of SSS Mr Victor Duru commended Governor Chime for  his unwavering commitment to the entrenchment of security  and peace in the   state which according to him, had led to the being regarded  as one of the safest states in the country.

He also  praised what he described as the Governor's 'noiseless  but relentless' efforts at bringing about a rapid and comprehensive development of  the state saying  that his achievements in this regard was also helping to enhance the security situation  in the state.

Mr Duru who  was accompanied by other senior officers of the command, promised to make  effective use of the vehicles in its operations across the  state.