Kogi Govt launches perimeter fence, police barracks to enhance security

The Kogi State Government has broken ground on two critical projects targeted at boosting security in the state.

The ceremony marked the commencement of a 100-hectare perimeter fence for Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) in Osara and a Police Barracks in Okene.

The projects, initiated in response to the May 9th abduction of students, are expected to enhance security and ensure the safety of citizens.

Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Hon. Abanika Taiye, praised Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo’s swift response to the incident and his commitment to security.

Meanwhile, the perimeter fencing project is expected to be completed within 6-9 months and will include facilities to ensure a perfect security architecture for the university. The Vice-Chancellor of CUSTECH, Engr. Prof. Abdulrahaman A. Salawu, expressed gratitude to the Governor for his prompt response to security concerns.

The construction of the Police Barracks in Okene, a hub of economic and socio-political activities, demonstrates the Governor’s efforts to ensure the safety of citizens.

Meanwhile, the contractors, RSA Global Investment Limited and MUSALIB INVESTMENT LIMITED, have assured completion of the projects within the stipulated time frame. This development showcases Governor Ododo’s commitment to prioritising security and the welfare of Kogi State citizens.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, (CUSTECH), Engr. Prof. Abdulrahaman A. Salawu in his speech,expressed gratitude to Governor Ododo for his prompt response to the security concerns.

Hon. Abanika Taiye also commended Governor Ododo’s efforts to make Kogi State safe for its citizens through the construction of the Police Barracks in Okene,the hub of economic and socio-political activities in Kogi Central.

The contractors, RSA Global Investment Limited and MUSALIB INVESTMENT LIMITED, assured that they would complete the projects within the stipulated time frame.

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