The government of Oyo State is set to deploy the 100 Kia Rio automatic transmission cars procured for use of security agencies in the state.
The state has also approved the sum of N178.7 million for the procurement of Radio Communication equipment for the security agencies in the state.
These were part of the disclosures made by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mass Mobilization, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, who briefed newsmen at the end of the State Executive Council meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday.
The commissioner said: “I want to tell you that the equipment we are procuring now are different from that of the vehicles. Those meant for the vehicles are there and the vehicles will be distributed next week by the special grace of God.
They are sophisticated digital communication gadgets that can expose whoever is involved in any security breach.
“The procurement of radio communication gadgets for the police and other paramilitary organizations throughout the state has been valued at N178, 700,000.00.”
He also revealed that the 100 units of the security vehicles procured by the state have been branded and would be distributed to all security agencies in the state next week