Chinese Consulate Donates Equipment to Nigeria Police

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The Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China in Lagos has donated some equipment to the Zone 2 Command of the force in a bid to improve the effectiveness of the Nigerian Police Force.

The Consul General, His Excellency, Mr. Chao Xiaoliang, who made the donation, said the Consulate was appreciative of the efforts of the command in enforcing law and order with its area of jurisdiction.

The equipment comprised of nine motorcycles, which is meant to aid the Command in community surveillance, and nine split floor type room air conditioner to enhance the comfort of the police officers in their offices.

He said the event has three objectives, to show appreciation for the efforts made by Nigerian Police Force, Zone 2 Command, in enforcing rule and law, particularly in protecting Chinese nationals and companies.

Secondly, to donate some equipment, three motorcycles and three air conditioners respectively to Area E and Area F commands in Lagos State and Sagamu Area Command in Ogun State

Lastly, to establish a platform to improve the friendship between Chinese community and the Nigerian Police Force in our consular district.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, AIG Adamu Ibrahim, who received the equipment, noted that it would help the police in crime fighting.

Ibrahim also used the opportunity to thank the Chinese government and also the entire Chinese community in the country for sponsoring some police personnel to China in July this year for an exchange programme. “The security tour was highly educative and encouraging,” he noted.