Federal Government has approved over 4 billion naira in the 2021 budget for fueling police vehicles across the states in Nigeria.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, who made this known in a statement issued by Head of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, Bolaji Kazeem, said the approved amount would cover the supply of fuel to the police command in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
According to him, the approval was the first in the history of Nigeria Police that over 4 billion naira was approved for fuelling of police vehicles in the country, adding that the ministry would sustain the gesture.
The Minister, therefore, expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly members over the approval, noting that the Police Trust Fund had already awarded the contract for the supply of more operational vehicles, ammunition, and other equipment to help in tackling security.
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