Delta State Government has donated and handed over five Armoured Personnel Carriers to the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army and the state Police Command to strengthen their operations.

One had been previously delivered to the Army, making it three for the 63 Brigade, and two had earlier been delivered to the Police, making it a total of five Armoured Personnel Carriers.

Presenting the vehicles, yesterday, shortly after the state security council meeting held at Government House, Asaba, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said three of the security vehicles were for the army, while two were for the police.

He expressed appreciation to various security commands in the state for the work, saying they have been doing so well to keep Delta State peaceful.

He said: “We also expressed our appreciations to the various commands for the work they have been doing to consolidate on the peace that we have in our state.”

“We do hope that in the course of the year, we will be in a position to also provide other logistic needs for the various commands.”