APPARENTLY to keep the state safer amid emerging global security threats, the Lagos State government yesterday commissioned and handed over modern security gadgets to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) arm of the Nigerian Police in the state.The gadgets, put at the cost of N4.6 billion, were procured courtesy of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), a joint contribution between the state government and corporate bodies in Lagos.Among the gadgets handed to the RRS are three patrol helicopters, two patrol gunboats, 15

Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC), 100 four-door saloon cars, 55 Ford Rangers pickups, 10 Toyota Land Cruiser pickups and15 BMW power bikes.Others are Isuzu trucks, 100 patrol motorcycles, revolving lights, siren and public address system, vehicular radio communications, bulletproof vests, helmets, handcuffs, uniform kits and improved insurance and death benefits scheme for the officers.
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