Lokoja - A telecommunications service provider,
MTN, on Thursday donated five Hilux patrol vehicles to Kogi Government.
Presenting the vehicles to Gov. Idris Wada in Lokoja, the North
Central Coordinator of MTN, Michael Eking-Michael, said that the
donation was meant to assist the state in its fight against crime.
He said that the vehicles were fitted with communication gadgets,
adding that the fight against crime was the responsibility of all
Eking-Michael said that MTN was ready to sustain its partnership with
the state government and called on other corporate organisations to
emulate the gesture.
In his response, Wada thanked the company for the donation, saying
that it came at a time the state was facing increased wave of armed
The governor said that the vehicles would serve as morale booster to security agencies in the state.
Wada also thanked the company for its assistance to victims of the 2012 flood disaster in the state.